Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

256 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

66.77 %
69.76 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

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
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Geo tagging, Voice activation, HDR, Panorama, Night mode
Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Night mode, Scenes, Effects

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Recording format

 
MPEG4, H.264

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

Black, 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
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MirrorLink
MHL

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, 3GP, Flash Video, MKV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, Flash Video, MKV, WebM

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 330

RAM

1.5 GB LPDDR2
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Available to use

5 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Scan Parameters Profile (ScPP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; 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 3.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

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

2G Data

EV-DO Rev.A, EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1900 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

 
21.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 

Music playback

49.00 hours
67.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Google Chrome

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Health management

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.88 W/kg
 

Body

1.40 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

May 30, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
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