Samsung Galaxy S III mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

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Display

Size

4.0 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

800 x 480 pixels,
233 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

59.55 %
65.76 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

STE U8420
Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU

Mali-400 MP
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1GB
1.5GB

Internal storage

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1500 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling
 

Front

0.3 MP VGA
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches (121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm)
5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 inches (131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm)

Weight

4.23 oz (120.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.23 oz (120.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA
 

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 25, 2012
Jun 19, 2014

FCC ID value: A3LGTI8190 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG800F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.01 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Body

0.89 W/kg
0.57 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.28 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.89 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 11, 2012
Jul 01, 2014
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