Kyocera Hydro Elite Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Kyocera Hydro Elite vs Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Kyocera Hydro Elite

Reasons to consider the Hydro Elite

FM Transmitter Includes an FM transmitter Yes vs No Listen to music through your car stereo without cables
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 341 PPI vs 233 PPI Around 50% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,280x720 vs 800x480 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 1,280 @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Talk time Slightly more talk time 13 hours vs 7.8 hours Around 70% more talk time per battery charge
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.3"" vs 4.0"" More than 10% larger screen
Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S III mini

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD The Galaxy S III mini has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Standby time More standby time 15 days vs 9.8 days More than 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Slightly lighter 111 g vs 128 g More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 10 mm vs 11 mm More than 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
16 GB
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Thickness Thin
Elite11 mm
Galaxy S III mini10 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Elite341 PPI
Galaxy S III mini233 PPI
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Elite8 MP
Galaxy S III mini5 MP
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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