Phone Comparison - Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini vs Sony Xperia ion LTE

Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini
samsung i8190 galaxy s iii mini
Sony Xperia ion LTE
sony xperia ion lte
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced October 2012 January 2012
Status Available - November 2012 Available - June 2012
Colors White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
(4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 111.5 g ( oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8420 [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.57% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 430 h (3G)
Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)