Features Key features of the Galaxy S4 mini  vs A3 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S4 mini
960 x 540
Galaxy A3
960 x 540

memory

Galaxy A3
1.5 GB

processor

Galaxy S4 mini
Dual core
Galaxy A3
Quad core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Report a correction
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Front view of Samsung Galaxy A3

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy A3

Report a correction
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Thinner 6.9 mm vs 8.9 mm Around 25% thinner
Store slightly more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4 mini  vs A3 

8.5
7.5
We are genuinely impressed by how light, thin, and extremely portable the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is considering the fact that it packs a 4.3-inch screen and a 1900mAh battery.
Galaxy S4 mini

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
A3 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 4.3" 4.5"
Resolution 960 x 540 960 x 540
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 256 ppi 244 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 720 min 720 min
Capacity 1,900 mA·h 1,900 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
A3 
Weight 107 g 110 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 6.9 mm
Size 61.3 x 124.6 x 8.9 mm 65.5 x 130.1 x 6.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 5.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
Report a correction
Samsung Galaxy A3
Report a correction

Comments

comments powered by Disqus