• Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini vs LG Optimus G E970 vs Nokia Lumia 520

Phone Comparison - Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini vs LG Optimus G E970 vs Nokia Lumia 520

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Nokia
Announced October 2012 September 2012 February 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - April 2013
Colors White Black Yellow, red, cyan, white/black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
(4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
Weight 111.5 g (3.92.0.18 oz) 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4
GPU Mali-400 Adreno 320 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 512 MB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.57% 66.97% 59.47%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS - FM Radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included microSD, up to 64 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2100 mAh 1430 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 430 h (3G)
Up to 324 h Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)