• Apple iPhone 4S vs Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony Samsung
Announced October 2011 August 2012 October 2012
Status Available - October 2011 Released - September 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Black, White White, Black, Gray White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
(4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 111.5 g (3.92.0.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8420
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 220 Mali-400
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 62.05% 59.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1432 mAh 1750 mAh 1500 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 420 h Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 430 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 8 h 30 min Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)