Samsung Galaxy S4 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S9

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

256 ppi
568 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

66.77 %
84.36 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 630

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

1900 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 inches (124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm)
5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)

Weight

3.77 oz (107 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Colors

Black, White
Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 720
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