Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Top 34 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

anonymous
1831
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
256 ppi
27.34% higher pixel density
anonymous
1281
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
960x540 px
40.25% higher resolution
anonymous
786
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
561
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.94 mm
1.34 mm thinner
anonymous
558
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
540
Appreciably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
500
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
anonymous
406
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
328
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
anonymous
241
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
208
Notably 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
192
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
175
Explicitly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
168
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
123
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
123
Narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
61.3 mm
2.70 mm narrower
anonymous
97
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
66
Somewhat shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
124.6 mm
0.80 mm shorter
anonymous
50
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.
Nicole Ksiazek
8
It doesn't bend.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPhone 6 Plus bends with little force, damaging the phone permanently.
Auzan El-ghiffari Su'ud
4
Cheaper spares
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The spares are much cheaper
Tricia Ho
2
Not as wide
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5s fits perfectly in my small hands. The 6 is so huge that I can't use it one handed anymore
anonymous
-14
Less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
68.28 cm³
23.92% less body volume
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
109
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
91
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
70
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
66
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
66
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
66
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
56
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
252
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
108
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
76
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
23
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
2722
More battery power
Comment
1900 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
21.02% more battery power
anonymous
2172
A lot faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
30.77% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1450
Slightly 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
1392
More RAM memory
Comment
1.5 GB
vs
1 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1046
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
1024
Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
831
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
732
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
652
A little bit lighter
Comment
107 g
vs
112 g
5 g lighter
anonymous
563
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
537
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
464
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
453
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
382
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Xander Craig Gonzaga
7
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.
Cheko Zmd L Croixe
3
Has WatchOn
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It´s an application with Tv Guide and a Tv remote control
Aseef Sh
3
Active fresh os
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiwin Paul
3
Has dual sim
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robert Roßkopf
2
Comes with Android version < 4.4
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The external SD card is fully usable without limitations in accessing by different apps.
Matt Hat Robinson
2
Downloads speed is the same
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Both Devices are 100 Mbit Down and 50 Mbit up
Erykah-lynn Manning
2
Comes in multiple colors
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Comes in White, Black, Pebble Blue, Purple, and Red.
Jie Ichimaru
1
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 8 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
353
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
339
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
264
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
220
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
213
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
199
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
191
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

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vs
No

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