PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S III mini vs Galaxy S Duos


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Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity


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Samsung Galaxy S Duos 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S III mini vs Duos

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S III mini

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More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Store more stuff 16 GB vs 4 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Better theoretical download speed 14.4 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Slightly thinner 9.9 mm vs 10.5 mm More than 5% thinner
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Much faster web browser 4,604 vs 1,976 More than 2.2x better BrowserMark score
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much newer operating system Android 4.0.4 vs Android 4.1.2 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Longer standby time (3G) 28,224 min vs 21,600 min More than 30% longer standby time (3G)
Longer standby time 34,272 min vs 27,648 min Around 25% longer standby time

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S III mini  vs Duos 

Outdoor visibility isn't very good, just like on most other AMOLED screens.
Galaxy S III mini

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S III mini  vs
Size 4" 4"
Resolution 800 x 480 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 233 ppi


Clock speed 1 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 1 GB 0.75 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 640 x 480 @ Unknown


Generation 3.5G 3.5G
HSDPA (14.4 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (14.4 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 469.8 min 519.6 min
Standby time 27,648 min 34,272 min
Standby time (3G) 21,600 min 28,224 min
Capacity 1,500 mA·h 1,500 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S III mini  vs
Weight 120 g 120 g
Thickness 9.9 mm 10.5 mm
Size 63 x 121.5 x 9.9 mm 63.1 x 121.5 x 10.5 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.1.2 Android 4.0.4
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No Yes
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth
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