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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Top 35 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

anonymous
1357
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
256 ppi
27.34% higher pixel density
anonymous
965
Considerably higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
960x540 px
40.25% higher resolution
anonymous
614
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
495
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
449
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
369
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.94 mm
1.34 mm thinner
anonymous
368
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
anonymous
326
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
298
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
234
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
186
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
151
Explicitly more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
151
Substantially faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
144
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
108
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
68
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
62
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
25
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Charles Birdsong
2
It isn't better.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Your only looking at the stuff that makes the Iphone have the slight edge.
Panagiotis Argyrakis
1
Its more portable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The mobile phones made to be portable 4inch screen a larger screen then i prefer a tablet
anonymous
-64
Narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
61.3 mm
2.70 mm narrower
anonymous
-134
Less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
68.28 cm³
23.92% less body volume
anonymous
-157
A bit shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
124.6 mm
0.80 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
74
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
61
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
49
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
46
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
45
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
43
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
36
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for iOS 7.0
Daniel Smith
1
Has siri which is better than google nownew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is quicker and nicer looking
anonymous
206
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
72
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
44
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Daniel Smith
-16
Has Airdropnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
anonymous
13
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5S is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 28 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
2141
More battery power
Comment
1900 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
21.02% more battery power
anonymous
1636
Plenty faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
30.77% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1176
More RAM memory
Comment
1.5 GB
vs
1 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1056
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
777
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
691
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
612
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
518
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
388
Somewhat lighter
Comment
107 g
vs
112 g
5 g lighter
anonymous
385
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
356
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
348
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
331
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
324
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Xander Craig Gonzaga
5
Has Gorilla Glass 2 display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gorilla® Glass 2 with NDR enables improved damage resistance and toughness compared to former glass compositions.
Bánfi Ruben
2
Pocketfriendly, easy to reach the screen corners
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cheko Zmd L Croixe
2
Has WatchOn
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It´s an application with Tv Guide and a Tv remote control
Matt Hat Robinson
1
Downloads speed is the same
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Both Devices are 100 Mbit Down and 50 Mbit up
Erykah-lynn Manning
1
Comes in multiple colors
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Comes in White, Black, Pebble Blue, Purple, and Red.
Jie Ichimaru
0
SPBTS
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anand Singhania
-2
Has a lot more apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Alexxa Cuellar
-12
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows better graphics on games
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
309
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
226
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
109
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
83
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
80
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
74
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
66
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
35
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

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