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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S III mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.3 inches
4.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution:

960 x 540 pixels, 256 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 576 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

66.77 %
59.55 %
69.76 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
STE U8420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Dual-core, 1000 MHz
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 450, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 305
Mali-400 MP
Adreno 420

RAM:

1.5GB LPDDR2
1GB
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5 GB
16GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.1.2, 4.1.1), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1900 mAh
1500 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/2.6"

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
HDR, EIS

Front:

1.9 MP
0.3 MP VGA
2.1 MP

Design

Dimensions:

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
4.78 x 2.48 x 0.39 inches (121.5 x 63 x 9.9 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

3.77 oz (107.0 g)
4.23 oz (120.0 g)
5.11 oz (145.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Blue, White
Black, Gold, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700 b)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MirrorLink
DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR
4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, 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
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
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 25, 2012
Aug 08, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI8190
A3LSMG901F

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.88 W/kg
1.01 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Body:

1.40 W/kg
0.89 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.28 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.89 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 30, 2013
Oct 11, 2012
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