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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
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 145 PPI vs 126 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Talk time Slightly more talk time 15 hours vs 9.5 hours Around 60% more talk time per battery charge
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)

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
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
Standby time Long standby time
GALAXY mini:23.8 days
Galaxy 3:26 days
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Thickness Thin
GALAXY mini:12 mm
Galaxy 3:13 mm
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
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
Movie format Movie support
320 x 240 @ 15fps
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
GALAXY mini:Unknown, 600 MHz
Galaxy 3:Unknown, 667 MHz
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
GALAXY mini:126 PPI
Galaxy 3:145 PPI

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
GALAXY mini:320x240
Galaxy 3:400x240
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
3 MP
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
GALAXY mini:160 MB
Galaxy 3:170 MB

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Comments

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