Samsung Galaxy S3 now became a smaller size, more comfortable and lowest price in galaxy S series and relabeled to Samsung galaxy S3 mini. Galaxy S3 users are now thinking about this new sleek designed smartphone with similar look and considerable hardware and software specifications over their existing mega Galaxy S3 smartphone. Here is the comparison between these two android based smartphone.

Samsung galaxy-s3-mini-vs galaxy s3-comparison

Here is the comparison between these two android based smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy SIII Vs Galaxy S3 mini official comparison review


The mini smartphone has some advantage over mega S3 with less weight and small screen, but the screen resolution for galaxy SIII mini not at all first-class when compare to all other high priced smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini – 4 inch Super AMOLED display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution and 121.55 x 63 x 9.85 mm and weight- 111.5 g, plastic body

Samsung Galaxy S3 – 4.8 inch Super AMOLED with 720 x 1,280 pixels resolution and 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm and 133g, plastic body

Processor and OS:

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini – Dual-core 1GHz NovaThor U8420 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface

Samsung Galaxy S3 – Quad-core 1.4GHz Exynos 4412 runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface (official 4.1 Jellybean upgradable)


Samsung Galaxy S3 listed its three types of devices 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage with 1GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini listed two types of variant 8GB/16GB with 1GB RAM

Both the Galaxy S3 has inbuilt hardware design for extra upto 32GB memory expansion MicroSD slot


Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini: 5MP Rear camera with LED flash, auto focus, VGA secondary camera

Samsung Galaxy S3: Rear camera- 8MP with LED flash and 1.9MP secondary camera



In terms of connectivity features both the smartphone has almost identical features as Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, GPS/GLONASS, FM radio, Kies, kies air microUSB, NFC , 3G-HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 and 2G – GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GPRS/EDGE, S Voice, direct call and S Beam, ccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, but Galaxy Mini lacks in 4G LTE technology.


Galaxy S3- 2,100mAh

Galaxy S3 mini- 1,500 mAh

Due to small screen the 1, 500 mAh battery types provides better talk time and standby capacity compare to galaxy S3.

Price and availability

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini price- US $350+, UK- £250, India- INR 20, 000+available from November release

Samsung Galaxy S III/S3 GT-I9300 Factory Unlocked Phone – US $580, UK- £420, India- INR 34,000 available from May 2012

Note: Price may vary country to country and internal storage option


From the above comparison, we conclude that both the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S3 mini are the most popular android based smartphone and samsung failed to sustain its mini version of Galaxy S2 version after success of galaxy S2. We don’t judge the same story will happen in Samsung galaxy S3 mini version too.