Samsung Galaxy Core vs. Galaxy S3 Mini Specs and Price Comparison in Australia

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For readers who are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy Core or the Galaxy S3 Mini, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.

Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy Core comes with a 4.3 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution. The Galaxy S3 Mini comes with a 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

The Samsung Galaxy Core comes with 129.3 x 67.6 x 9 mm dimensions and weighs 124 grams. The Galaxy S3 Mini comes with 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm dimensions and weighs 111.5 grams.

Hardware and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy Core is equipped with a 1.2 GHz dual core cortex A5 processor and Snapdragon MSM8225 S4 Play chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.

The Galaxy S3 Mini is equipped with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor and NovaThor U8420 chipset. It comes in 8 GB and 16 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 32 GB using a Micro SD card.

Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Jelly Bean operating system. Both the devices have 1 GB of RAM.

Camera

Both the devices sport a 5 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash, geo tagging, touch focus and face and smile detection. The secondary camera on both the devices is a VGA camera.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Core comes with a Li-Ion 1800 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 9 hours on 3G. The Galaxy S3 Mini comes with a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 7 hours and 10 minutes on 3G.

Price in Australia

The Samsung Galaxy Core Duos is priced at around AU $279.95. The Galaxy S3 Mini 8 GB variant is priced at around AU $299.95 and the 8 GB variant with NFC is priced at around AU $319.95 in Australia.

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