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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite vs Apple iPhone 12 mini

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus
OLED

Screen-to-body:

88.08 %
85.83 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Yes

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 105.7 GB
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
2227 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

32 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.40 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches (162.5 x 75.6 x 8.1 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

6.56 oz (186.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Prism white, Prism black, Prism blue
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 18, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG770U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.36 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg

Phablet:

2.53 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 650
$ 729

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S10 Lite User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 03, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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