Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
- BLU Advance 4.0 L2

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy S3 miniBLU Advance 4.0 L2
Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
Prices
BLU Advance 4.0 L2
Model aliasGalaxy S III mini
GT-I8190
I8190
GT-I8190T
I8190T
GT-I8190N
I8190N
A030L
A030U

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width63 mm
6.3 cm
0.21 ft
2.48 in
65.8 mm
6.58 cm
0.22 ft
2.59 in
Height121.6 mm
12.16 cm
0.4 ft
4.79 in
133.7 mm
13.37 cm
0.44 ft
5.26 in
Thickness9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.03 ft
0.39 in
10.8 mm
1.08 cm
0.04 ft
0.43 in
Weight111 g
0.25 lbs
3.93 oz
122 g
0.27 lbs
4.3 oz
Volume75.84 cm³
4.61 in³
95.01 cm³
5.77 in³
Colors-Black
White
Green
Pink
Body materials-Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMini-SIM-
Number of SIM cards12
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (A030U)
UMTS 2100 MHz (A030L)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500MediaTek MT6580
Process technology45 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1000 MHz1300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP1ARM Mali-400 MP2
GPU cores12
RAM capacity1 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2-
RAM channels-Single channel
RAM frequency-533 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB
16 GB
4 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDTFT
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area59.64 %51.93 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Accelerometer

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor type-CMOS
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2065 x 1549 pixels
3.2 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Image resolution-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
0.3 MP-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC - optional-

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsDivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1500 mAh1200 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time14 h 10 min
14.2 h
850.2 min
0.6 days
5 h
300 min
0.2 days
2G stand-by time460 h
27600 min
19.2 days
130 h
7800 min
5.4 days
3G talk time7 h 50 min
7.8 h
469.8 min
0.3 days
5 h
300 min
0.2 days
3G stand-by time360 h
21600 min
15 days
130 h
7800 min
5.4 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (USA)0.96 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.59 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresSM-GT-I8190 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.624 W/kg; body - 0.758 W/kg
SM-GT-I8190 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.030 W/kg; body - 1.280 W/kg
SM-GT-I8190N - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.434 W/kg; body - 0.521 W/kg
SM-GT-I8190N - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.530 W/kg; body - 1.300 W/kg
SM-GT-I8190T - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.390 W/kg; body - 0.521 W/kg
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