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
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
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720 x 1,280 @ 30fps vs 720 x 480 @ 30fps Shoots high resolution standard resolution video
Thickness Slightly thinner 10 mm vs 11 mm Around 10% thinner
Size Slightly smaller 122×63×10 mm vs 63×124×11 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 More talk time 14 hours vs 7.8 hours Around 80% more talk time per battery charge


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
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Thickness Thin
Galaxy S III mini10 mm
Nexus S11 mm
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
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

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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Movie format Poor movies
Galaxy S III mini720 x 1,280 @ 30fps
Nexus S720 x 480 @ 30fps
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
5 MP


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