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

Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini
samsung i8190 galaxy s iii mini
Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced October 2012 February 2012
Status Available - November 2012 Available - May 2012
Colors White Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm
(4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in)
112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
Weight 111.5 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, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8420 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] Mali-400MP [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible)
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 3.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.57% 55.77%
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] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 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, 720p@30fps, video light
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
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 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 HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1500 mAh 1320 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 430 h (3G)
Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)