Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

256 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

66.77 %
85.73 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

 
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
25 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
5.68 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.3 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

5 GB
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1900 mAh
3100 mAh

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time (3G)

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
9 hours

LTE

 
11 hours

Wi-Fi

 
11 hours

Music playback

49.00 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Mar 08, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.88 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

1.40 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.61 W/kg
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