Samsung GALAXY mini Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Samsung GALAXY mini vs Sony Xperia X8

Samsung GALAXY mini

Reasons to consider the GALAXY mini

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Multi-touch Suports multi-touch Yes vs No Use intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Thickness Thinner 12 mm vs 15 mm Around 20% thinner
Standby time More standby time 23.8 days vs 18.6 days Around 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time Slightly more talk time 9.5 hours vs 4.8 hours 2x more talk time per battery charge
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.2"" vs 3.0"" More than 10% larger screen
Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Reasons to consider the Xperia X8

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 191 PPI vs 126 PPI More than 50% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 480x320 vs 320x240 2x higher resolution screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
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
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
Unknown, 600 MHz

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

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

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
GALAXY mini320x240
Xperia X8480x320
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
Xperia X83.2 MP
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
GALAXY mini126 PPI
Xperia X8191 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
GALAXY mini160 MB
Xperia X8128 MB
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support


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Which phone do you like, and why?

Showing 10 comments

Theblacksnake (6:24 PM, February 21, 2012)
The only advantage of X8 is it's higher screen resolution and it's +0.2mp camera, while Galaxy mini has more important negative things. From me +1 Galaxy Mini
Dj_cipi (9:00 PM, January 24, 2012)
galaxy mini ist super..i haved instaled apps wo say in market are not compatible and works
N6saan26 (4:08 PM, January 01, 2012)
dude its not about how many apps you got its the processor speed and the screen ..........................................:P
iok (11:35 AM, January 01, 2012)
you don't get multitouch for flashing a new rom..... it's the screen that matter multitouch or not
sexy111 (7:27 AM, December 04, 2011)
I bought the xperia x8 and only problem is the battery gets low easily.. im not sure if i charge it often it will maximize really the performance, another problem is the camera it cannot be zoom. but overall its nice
Avatar for Ibn Shajahan Ibn Shajahan (8:35 AM, August 19, 2011)
still not sure which one to consider to purchase it
Avatar for sherif adebiyi sherif adebiyi (7:00 AM, August 19, 2011)
Samsung Galaxy Mini is sooooooooooooooooooooooo coool it has more apps then xperia
geha (8:18 AM, July 20, 2011)
I prefer xperia x8. the mini's screen resolution is just plain too small for proper android experience. You can't experience true Android with only 320x240. Samsung's UI is also quite ugly in my opinion. SE's Eclair firmware is very stable, no random reboots at all. And if you want multi touch or latter Android version (Froyo or Gingerbread) you can simply flash custom ROMs, plenty are already stable now :D
Sairah (3:23 PM, July 19, 2011)
Samsung Mini! I had the Sony Ericsson x8, hated it after a few moths. Kept turning on, off, on, off.... Sending messages twice to the same person and I got bored of it... I got the Samsung Mini then. Much better! Better touch screen, layout, practically everything is better. :)
Diovinbrismaerika (10:55 AM, June 28, 2011)
xperia x8 keren bangeeeeeeeeeeee :D