Samsung Galaxy S III mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Display

Display size

4.0 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 800 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

233 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

59.55 %
65.76 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling
 

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
2.1 megapixels

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 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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
 

Hardware & Performance

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

1 GB
1.5 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

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

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, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB 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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

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

Data

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

Battery

Capacity

1500 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Talk time

14.16 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

7.83 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Music playback

 
47.00 hours

Video playback

 
11.00 hours

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

FCC 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
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