Samsung GALAXY mini Samsung Galaxy 3

Samsung GALAXY mini vs Samsung Galaxy 3

Samsung GALAXY mini

Reasons to consider the GALAXY mini

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Thickness Slightly thinner 12 mm vs 13 mm Around 10% thinner
Samsung Galaxy 3

Reasons to consider the Galaxy 3

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Talk time Slightly more talk time 15 hours vs 9.5 hours Around 60% more talk time per battery charge
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 145 PPI vs 126 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Standby time Slightly more standby time 26 days vs 23.8 days Around 10% more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Slightly faster processor Unknown, 667 MHz vs Unknown, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 10% faster)


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Standby time Long standby time
GALAXY mini23.8 days
Galaxy 326 days
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
GALAXY miniUnknown, 600 MHz
Galaxy 3Unknown, 667 MHz
Movie format Movie support
320 x 240 @ 15fps
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
GALAXY mini126 PPI
Galaxy 3145 PPI

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Weight Light weight
GALAXY mini107 g
Galaxy 3109 g
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
GALAXY mini320x240
Galaxy 3400x240
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
3 MP
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
GALAXY mini160 MB
Galaxy 3170 MB
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Screen size Very small screens


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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Ctighe02 (0:12 PM, July 14, 2011)
I have had the galaxy 3 for four months and iv updated it to 2.2 froyo and rooted it and its a much better phone. I would say its a better phone than the mini but not by much.
Avatar for iRe - ADNFriki.com iRe - ADNFriki.com (1:30 PM, June 25, 2011)
Thanks for info. I think I will end the galaxy mini