So how small is the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini anyway? (size comparison)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini was anything but a secret. We totally knew it was coming thanks to the rumor mill spoiling the surprise with its leaks and all. Oh well. Now that the smartphone is official, are you curious to know how small it really is? Can it really be considered small at all? Well, wonder no more and just take a look below.

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches

124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)

Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches

121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm

Weight

4.23 oz (120 g)

Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches

136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm

Weight

4.69 oz (133 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches

124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)

Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Samsung Galaxy S III mini

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches

121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm

Weight

4.23 oz (120 g)

Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches

136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm

Weight

4.69 oz (133 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page



It turns out that the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, weighing 107 grams, is considerably lighter and smaller than the 133-gram Samsung Galaxy S4 flagship. In fact, the new handset is pretty much as small and pocket-friendly as last year's Samsung Galaxy S III mini, which is is quite a feat since the former packs a 4.3-inch screen and a 1900mAh battery versus the latter with its 4-inch display and 1500mAh cell.

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches

124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches

123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)

LG Optimus L7 II

LG Optimus L7 II

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.62 x 0.38 inches

121.5 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm

Weight

4.07 oz (116 g)

Sony Xperia L

Sony Xperia L

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches

128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches

124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 inches

123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)

LG Optimus L7 II

LG Optimus L7 II

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.62 x 0.38 inches

121.5 x 66.6 x 9.7 mm

Weight

4.07 oz (116 g)

Sony Xperia L

Sony Xperia L

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches

128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)

To see the phones in real size or compare them with other models, visit our Visual Phone Size Comparison page


As we continue comparing the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini to other smartphones, we see that it is only a bit bigger and thicker than the iPhone 5 – a smartphone that many consider to be of a just-right size. Again, note that despite the minor size difference between these two smartphones, the screen on the latest generation Apple iPhone is still a third of an inch smaller in diagonal than what the S4 mini has to offer. So overall, the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is shaping up like a decent phone. Its proportions are average by today's standards, and its maker needs to be commended for packing so much in a package of this size. Is anybody looking forward to getting one?

Related phones

Galaxy S4 mini
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Dual-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 1900 mAh(12h 3G talk time)

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28 Comments

1. romeoc1984

Posts: 25; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Man! The iPhone 5 is small!

20. appleDOESNT.com

Posts: 456; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

lol, sammy, this is probably them trying to knock the iPone even more.. Sammy's mini is still bigger than the iPhone Maxi lol

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

LOL The iPhone 5 is tiny! xD

3. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Haha poor iPhone, i wonder what samsung will unveil @ their Galaxy-Ativ event..... I hope the Ativ S2 Greetzz.

4. rahulz

Posts: 117; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

4.3" is perfect screen size for me but many users wont be satisfied bcuz bigger screen is a trend now. but iPhone 5 4 inch is too small especially compared to other smartphones. but ios don't need that much screen space bcuz its ui is just raws of icons.

5. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Good in physical comparison.

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I agree it's a good size, but I wouldn't compare it against the iPhone 5 because the screen is not as good. Size isn't everything eh? Also isn't the phone essentially an S3-minus, spec wise?

7. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

What the hell is up with the L screen it's sideways....but anyway this looks a good size phone by the looks of it...

8. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

4.3 is the new "small". I like the specs on this, now they need to nail it on the pricing. IF they are targeting the mid-range crowd, then this should be no more than $129.99 on contract. but we will see.

10. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Then iPhone 5 is mini LOL xd Greetzz.

24. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

Micromini (?

25. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

it mite be small but it has a better screen

17. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Compared to the midrange out there, I think $130 is asking too much. Size and specs are similar to the Razr M, which is now free on contract.

9. sabretigger

Posts: 84; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Am glad there's more than one option now (the other being the Motorola RAZR i). Still waiting for HTC M4 to pop up and whatever maybe the RAZR i's successor. My S2 is dying.

22. lovefist unregistered

hahaha we have the same phone and guess what i'm also looking forward to the htc m4, just hope its got a 720p screen. my cousin is dying to get my s2 cause im about to upgrade.

11. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

iPhone 5 should be renamed The MiNiPhone (and marketed to preschoolers) !!!

13. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

No, it's just the FemiPhone. Appeals to many many grown women with small hands and expensive taste.

27. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

lol ..... FemiPhone, I like that !! Small hands ..... lol .... not restricted to just women (unfortunately), all the guys I see with iPhone 5's have teeny-tiny-whiny hands (but, great mAniCures).

15. bucky

Posts: 3794; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I believe that's usually left to the oversized, cheap plastic stuff.

28. Dorothy69

Posts: 498; Member since: May 21, 2013

Oh go 'Buck off!!'

12. dynamo.one

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 14, 2013

why didn't they put the razr m in this comparison?

14. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

I can see this being a huge hit for Samsung... although to us the spec may not be the best but to average person who was put by the large size of the s4 will love this.. can see this being one of Samsung's top sellers.

18. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I agree. the average smart phone buyer couldn't care less about processor speed, RAM, stuff like that. all they care about is the basics: can I text on it, use facebook, listen to music, and play a few games. this could be a really good seller, if Sammy markets it the right way, which we know they can do.

16. jlim33

Posts: 18; Member since: May 30, 2013

It's still best to have both phones

19. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

perfect size for me... I could even get the first samsung of my life, even if I don't like their design at all.

21. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

The iphone is the most beautiful phone out of the bunch... faster for web browsing, best for updates, has better tech support, and is clearly the best phone only reason is there is because of the size.

26. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Of the phones shown, I agree. Unfortunately the iPhone will never compete on price. To match the pricing of a midrange Android, you have to get a 4 or 4S, and then the screen is even tinier.

23. lovefist unregistered

my s2 is 66mm in terms of width and its 4.3 inches. and this s4 mini also has the same screen size but look at the width! just 61mm, its even slimmer than the Xperia S at 64mm which has the same screen size, im actually impressed. wouldn't still buy it though.

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