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Samsung Galaxy S III mini Google Nexus S

Samsung Galaxy S III mini vs Samsung Nexus S

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
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720 x 1280 @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution video
Network Faster max data speeds HSPA (14 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 90% faster)
Weight Slightly lighter 111 g vs 129 g More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 10 mm vs 11 mm Around 10% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 121x63x9 mm vs 63x123x10 mm More than 10% smaller
Google Nexus S

Reasons to consider the Nexus S

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Standby time More standby time 29.7 days vs 15 days Around 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 7.8 hours Around 80% more talk time per battery charge

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen type The {better}'s screen is fantastic, and the {worse}'s is pretty good too
Super AMOLED
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
Galaxy S III mini:10 mm
Nexus S:11 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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy S III mini:233 PPI
Nexus S:232 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
800x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
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

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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