Phone Comparison: Nokia Lumia 620 VS Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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The Nokia tries his luck with a new generation of mobile Lumia which absorb a significant part of the market, while Samsung seeks to strengthen a position of emergency in the segment of smartphones. Both are leading manufacturers in the industry, so it is very important to put their proposals face to face star to the midrange and entry, despite being of different ecosystems Windows Phone 8, the first, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the second.

Both phones have clear the importance of love at first sight, but each offers something different. The Nokia Lumia 620 bet on a very colorful

Design and Display

Both phones have clear the importance of love at first sight, but each offers something different. The Nokia Lumia 620 bet on a very colorful, with colored faceplates and look especially prescribed for juvenile court users. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini plays to replicate the most famous design of the phones from this manufacturer, but on a small scale.

As for the screens of both the mobile Nokia offers a slightly smaller panel. In this sense, you find a screen 3.8 inches compared to four inches of Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, however, it does match your competition on one point: the resolution. In this sense, the fact develops a quality of 800 x 480 pixels.


Both phones are pretty even at this point, presenting profiles similar connections. For starters, the two lead sensor Wi-Fi standards compliant 802.11 a / b / g / n, and access to 3G mobile data networks. No lack both a proximity chip communication NFC and Bluetooth port and microUSB. They also have support for Wi-Fi Direct, as well as the standard DLNA.

Multimedia and Camera

The differences are subtle, so that depending on the preferences of the user, are marked in a more or less pronounced distances. For starters,

the Nokia Lumia 620 recognizes most audio and video formats, but allowed more advanced options, such as DivX or MKV, and yes that includes Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Instead, the Nokia phone brings unique applications to listen to millions of free songs through the system via streaming, as Nokia Music or Nokia Mix.

Regarding the cameras, again similarities. The two are a pair of cameras, the main one of which develops a maximum resolution of five megapixels in photo mode and recording 720p HD quality video. Do not miss the LED flash is already a classic. The secondary camera is, in both cases, a quality unit with VGA.
Both phones are pretty even at this point, presenting profiles similar connections. For starters, the two lead sensor Wi-Fi standards compliant 802.11

Processor and memory

The presence of a dual core chip which develops a frequency of one GHz mark power reaching these two devices, which in the case of memory that are distanced itself.

And is that the Nokia Lumia 620 carries, for starters, a RAM of 512 MB, compared to twice that equips the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Something similar happens with the internal storage. The Finnish phone is limited to eight GB of onboard capacity, compared to the versions of eight and 16 GB of the device in South Korea. However, the former allows the installation of microSD cards up to 64 GB, compared with the second 32 GB maximum.

Operating Systems

And at this point, the polarization is quite evident.

The Nokia Lumia 620 works with the most modern and comprehensive platform of Microsoft Windows Phone 8, a system that already has passed the barrier of 120,000 apps available from its online storefront. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini run on Android which is much heavier in apps. Fundamental differences in this regard are marked by the integration of each ecosystem with very specific functions.

Thus, the Lumia 620 will be specially prescribed for those who want to have at your fingertips the Office suite from day-from the second quarter of 2013 will be on Android – and the entertainment platform Xbox. The system takes the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, meanwhile, takes charm with all online options Google. The usability of both environment also can be decisive in deciding where one, that of Microsoft, commitment to simplicity and the other, that of Google, essentially proposes a wide range of customization-within the constraints linked to layer TouchWiz.


In a way, the balance between these phones back in this section. While mobile Nokia takes less amperage battery – 1300 mAh, get more autonomy in use – 9.9 hours, compared to 1,500 milliamps unit Samsung terminal, getting a conversation lasting nearly eight hours. However, at rest it expands more autonomy, reaching 360 hours, compared to the previous 330 hours.


As you have found, in the technical aspects before two devices are very similar. The device Samsung is a bit larger and offers more internal memory in one version. However, the Nokia develops more autonomy, and to customize the look of the terminal with interchangeable covers. The price is an argument between the two, but does it really make a difference is notable in this section?

Nokia Lumia 620 will be priced at 290 euros, 320 euros compared to the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. Just about 30 euros, depending on the type of user, a line can be very, very thin.

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