Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Vs Samsung Galaxy Grand!

Feb 02, 13 Comparing Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Vs Samsung Galaxy Grand!

With Samsung fans drooling over both the models, it is Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Vs Samsung Galaxy Grand – at least for now!

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Galaxy Grand belong to the same genre and have most of the things in common. Be it for features or their craving design, nothing surpasses the other and is not even a question about model supremacy. They are out in the market to conquer the hot selling smartphone spot.

Which one to buy?

A buyer would find himself trapped between the two. So here is a little take on both of the devices, to start of with find below the hardware specifications comparison chart on both;


Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini Samsung Galaxy Grand
Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 800 X 480 Pixel 800 X 480 Pixel
Screen Size 4inch 5inch
Processor 1 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 8/16GB 8GB
RAM 1GB 1GB
External Storage Upto 32GB Via microSD Upto 64GB Via microSD
Operating System Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Connectivity USB, Bluetooth, WiFI and NFC USB, Bluetooth and WiFI
Camera 5MP Rear and VGA Front 8MP Rear and 2MP Front
Battery Li-Ion 1500 mAh Li-Ion 2100 mAh
Talktime Up to 10/7 Hours on 2G and 3G Up to 10 Hours
Dimensions 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm 143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm
Weight 111.5gm 162gm

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

Since its launch in November 2012, the Galaxy S3 has been widely recognized by smartphone lovers as better option to the top-selling original Galaxy S3 model. The miniature model is a perfect mid-range phone in-terms of specifications and pricing. It sports a 4inch Super AMOELD 800 x 400 pixel resolution Capacitive touch screen.

The device comes in two variants such as 8GB and 16GB on-board storage paired with 1GB of RAM. The internal memory is expandable through the available microSD slot up-to 32GB. It comes in White, Blue, Titan Gray, Amber Brown, Garnet Red and Onyx Black. The S3 Mini uses a mini SIM and functions on 2G, 3G networks and has WiFi, USB, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC. It offers a solid talk-time of up to 14 h ours on 2G network and up to 7 hours on 3G network.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos

With announcements being made in December 2012, the device quickly hit the shelves by end of January 2013. A mid range phone typically aimed at budget-friendly buyers, the device has a Dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and 1GB of RAM supporting it. The phone is bit heavier at 162gm than the Galaxy SIII Mini that weighs 111gm.

Dual Sim, 5inch Capacitive touchscreen, 800 x 480 Pixel resolution, microSD slot supporting 64GB and 10 hours of talktime are some of the salient features available on Samsung Galaxy Grand.

The Differences

The Galaxy Grand is slightly heavier and bigger by an inch than that of the Galaxy S3 Mini. Even-though the SIII mini sports a 4.0 inch display the pixel resolution of devices are nearly the same. The common connectivity options are Bluetooth, USB and WiFi however, the Mini has NFC giving it a lead. On the other hand, Galaxy Grand has 8MP camera, 5.0 inch screen and 64GB eternal memory. While the Samsung Galaxy Grand price at RS. 21,500, the Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini price is at RS. 30,000, this can play a crucial factor to decide between the two.

Final Verdict

Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini and Galaxy Grand are prodigious models having similar qualities with slight differences that are bound to delight user experience, it is tough to choose one over the other, it is for the buyer to decide upon going by the required features and specs!

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