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Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S3 mini vs Samsung Galaxy SL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy SL XSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)15Points
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)
4"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1500
mAh

(Removable)

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03PointsSamsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 mini X
Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
4"
SLCD

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

478MB
RAM

32bit Single

1650
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)vsGalaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
+1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+1GB LPDDR2114%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs478MB LPDDR
+8GB (5GB available)150%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (2GB available)
+112 grams (3.92 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs131 grams (4.59 ounces)
+9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)8%
Thinner
vs10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT SuperClear LCD
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HD (1280x720)167%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsVGA (720x480)
+Android 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAdvantage
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is newer and safer
vsAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
+(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+1650 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

25 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
16 million
480x800 pixels
233 PPI
4"
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
+18 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
ModelGalaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S III mini 8GB, Samsung GT-i8190 S3 miniSamsung Galaxy SL i9003
Country or region availablefeature not registeredEgyptUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)(Global, International)
Egypt, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateNovember, 2012March, 2011
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Size (width x height)62.95 x 121.55 millimeters (2.48 x 4.79 in)64.2 x 123.7 millimeters (2.53 x 4.87 in)
Weight112 grams (3.92 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 2.2.1 Froyo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Chipset32bit - NovaThor U842032bit - Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 (45nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400PowerVR SGX530
RAM memory1GB LPDDR2478MB LPDDR
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)4GB (2GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size4" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~59.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~57.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI233 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/1900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsVGA (720x480) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot 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
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels640x480 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 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, Xvid, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: White, Blue
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black on silver
- Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI
- WiFi hotspot
- HD 720p video recording with update Android
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
EB575152LU
Battery capacity1500 mAh1650 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S3 mini (GT-i8190 8GB)Samsung Galaxy SL (GT-i9003 4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.336W/kg (head) | 0.499W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.31W/kg (head) | 0.828W/kg (body)
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