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Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs Sony Xperia J ST26a

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs Sony Xperia J ST26a phones. Which is the best phone?

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11 Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB vs 07 Sony Xperia J ST26a

Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1500
mAh

Removable

Sony Xperia J ST26a
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
4"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1750
mAh

Removable

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

The site's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone or the best tablet! Comment!


11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB

Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBvsXperia J ST26a
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2vs512MB
 6X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (13GB user available)vs4GB (2GB user available)
 11%11%
+Lighter
112 grams (3.92 ounces)vs124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 2X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels)vsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devicesNFCvsNot supported

07 Advantages Sony Xperia J ST26a

Xperia J ST26avsGalaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GB
 7%7%
+Thinner
9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
 7%7%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 854 pixelsvs480 x 800 pixels
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
245 PPIvs233 PPI
Advantage+Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is newer and saferAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeanvsAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
 17%17%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1750 mAhvs1500 mAh
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Larger screen4"
+Higher resolution main camera5 megapixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies0.3 megapixels
+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster3G HSUPA
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLithium ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 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 deviceDLNA
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 17 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
BrandSamsungSony
ModelGalaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBXperia J ST26a
Also known asSamsung Galaxy S III mini NFC 16GB, Samsung GT-i8190Sony Xperia J ST26, Sony ST26a, Sony JLo
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredLatin AmericaBrazilUSA
Release dateNovember, 2012October, 2012
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth9.85 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)
Weight112 grams (3.92 ounces)124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Architecture - Chipset32bit - NovaThor U842032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400Qualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory1GB LPDDR2512MB
Internal storage16GB (13GB user available)4GB (2GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size4" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~59.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~58% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Display resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download14.4 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Maximum speed upload5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Main camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixels2592 x 1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Front camera0.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash playerNot supportedSupported
JavaSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
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 autonomySamsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1500 mAh1750 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day438 minutes | 7.3 hours | 0.3 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days37080 minutes | 618 hours | 25.8 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S3 mini GT-i8190 16GBSony Xperia J ST26a
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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