Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Display

Display size

4.5 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
312 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.76 %
70.22 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5433

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

1.5 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
1860 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital image stabilization

Front

2.1 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 inches (131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm)
5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 inches (132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm )

Weight

4.23 oz (120 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

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

Other

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

Other features

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