Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Samsung Galaxy Ace

Sony Xperia mini vs Samsung Galaxy Ace

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini

Reasons to consider the Xperia mini

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p vs 320 x 240 @ 20fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Processor Faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1000 MHz vs Unknown, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 191 PPI vs 164 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Weight Slightly lighter 94 g vs 113 g Around 20% lighter
Samsung Galaxy Ace

Reasons to consider the Galaxy Ace

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (more than 13.5x faster)
Standby time More standby time 26.7 days vs 14.2 days Around 90% more standby time, less frequent charging
Thickness Thinner 12 mm vs 16 mm Around 30% thinner
Talk time More talk time 11.2 hours vs 4.5 hours Around 2.5x more talk time per battery charge
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5"" vs 3.0"" Around 40% larger screen


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
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
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

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

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

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Xperia mini191 PPI
Galaxy Ace164 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Xperia mini320 MB
Galaxy Ace158 MB
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Movie format Poor movies
Xperia mini720p
Galaxy Ace320 x 240 @ 20fps
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
5 MP


Samsung Galaxy Ace Sony Ericsson Xperia mini Samsung Galaxy Ace Samsung Galaxy Ace Sony Ericsson Xperia mini


Which phone do you like, and why?

Showing 8 comments

MM (11:46 AM, April 07, 2012)
I think some details mentioned in above is not genuine....!!!! 
AsaFG (3:02 PM, February 02, 2012)
802.11b? Bluetooth 1.0??! What do you think this is? a 2004 dumbphone?
Someone should go and actually read the actual specs instead of inventing them.
Xperia mini has
- 802.11n - bluetooth 2.1
Remo (10:33 PM, January 12, 2012)
Xperia Mini is far better than Ace in terms of handling, size, Processor....Pic quality/Video....price etc...
Pankaj (9:00 AM, October 02, 2011)
xperia mini is far ahead than this dumb galaxy
Jit (5:51 AM, September 20, 2011)
both have capacitive touch screens
Avatar for Anirban Das Anirban Das (7:23 AM, September 16, 2011)
both support multitouch....and xperia mini has better ppi so wats the point of galaxy ace having a bigger screen over xperia mini..reasons to consider galaxy ace should be only its battery nd its lesser thickness :)
Guest (2:54 PM, September 14, 2011)
Avatar for Chris Scadden Chris Scadden (7:27 PM, September 01, 2011)
details on the xperia mini wrong, wrong, wrong... lets start with it has both muti-touch and capacitive touch screen....