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Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs Sony Xperia J ST26

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs Sony Xperia J ST26 phones. Which is the best phone?


10 Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs 08 Sony Xperia J ST26

Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB
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Sony Xperia J ST26
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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB

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10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB

Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs Xperia J ST26
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core vs 1000Mhz 32bits Single-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2 vs 512MB
 6X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (13GB user available) vs 4GB (2GB user available)
112 grams (3.92 ounces) vs 124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid Super AMOLED vs TFT LCD
 2X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) vs VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable USB micro-B with MHL vs Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices Supported vs Not supported

08 Advantages Sony Xperia J ST26

Xperia J ST26 vs Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB
9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches) vs 9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 854 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
245 PPI vs 233 PPI
Advantage+Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean vs Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
+More talk time with your family and friends
7.3 hours vs 7 hours
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
618 hours vs 360 hours
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass vs Not supported

23 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Larger screen 4"
+Higher resolution main camera 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster 3G HSUPA
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and Compass / Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Supported
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Supported
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device Supported
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and Physical Features Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Brand SamsungSony
Model Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBXperia J ST26
Also known as Samsung Galaxy S III mini NFC 16GB, Samsung GT-i8190Sony Xperia J ST26i, Sony Xperia J ST26a, Sony JLo
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredfeature not registered
Release Date November, 2012October, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height) 62.95 x 121.55 millimeters (2.48 x 4.79 in)61.2 x 124.3 millimeters (2.41 x 4.89 in)
Weight 112 grams (3.92 ounces)124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Operating System Android 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware update feature not registeredAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Chipset and Hardware Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
CPU / Processor NovaThor U8420 / ARM Cortex-A9Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A / ARM Cortex-A5
Processor Clock / Cores 1000Mhz 32bits Dual-Core1000Mhz 32bits Single-Core
RAM Memory 1GB LPDDR2512MB
GPU Graphical Controller ARM Mali-400Qualcomm Adreno 200
Internal Storage 16GB (13GB user available)4GB (2GB user available)
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 sim1 sim
SIM Card Type Standard Mini SIM (2FF)Standard Mini SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS 900/1900/2100UMTS ST26i: 900/2100 - ST26a: 850/1900/2100
4G Network Not supportedNot supported
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 14.4 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
SMS SMS with SWYPESMS Auto Filling T9
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Screen size (inches) 4"4"
Display Type Super AMOLEDTFT LCD
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Display Resolution 480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 233 PPI245 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Not supportedScratch-resistant glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Main Camera 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04) 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04)
Main Camera resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Flash LED FlashLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Smile detection Supportedfeature not registered
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Aperture F feature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI Sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR Not supportedNot supported
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Multimedia Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Video Recording HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fps VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Video Rec Secondary Camera Not supportedNot supported
Radio FM with RDSFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audios formats MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output USB micro-B with MHLNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC SupportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared port Not supportedfeature not registered
Other Functions Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Active noise cancellation Not supportedSupported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player Not supportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and CompassAccelerometer, Proximity and Compass
Other features - Colors: White, Blue
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Yellow, Pink
- Video stabiliser
- xLoud
- 3D surround sound audio
- WiFi hotspot
Power Supply and Autonomy Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
Battery Technology Lithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1500 mAh1750 mAh
Battery Model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk Time 420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day438 minutes | 7.3 hours | 0.3 day
Standby 21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days37080 minutes | 618 hours | 25.8 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UK feature not registeredfeature not registered

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