Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy mini 2 S6500 vs Sony Xperia U

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 S6500
samsung galaxy mini 2 s6500
Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced February 2012 February 2012
Status Available - March 2012 Available - May 2012
Colors Black/Orange Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 109.4 x 58.6 x 11.6 mm
(4.31 x 2.31 x 0.46 in)
112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
Weight 105.3 g ( oz) 110 g (3.88 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0
Processor 800 MHz [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar]
RAM N/A 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 3 GB 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.3 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (175 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.47% 55.77%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes Yes, 720p@30fps, video light
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 3 GB 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1320 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)