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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Top 33 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

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Much higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
256 ppi
27.34% higher pixel density
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Substantially higher resolution
1136x640 px
vs
960x540 px
40.25% higher resolution
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1
Has a more premium feelnew
Yes
vs
No
Body is made of aluminium and glass compared to plastic.
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Every pixel has three subpixels
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.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
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.
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404
Significantly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
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319
Explicitly more internal storage
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
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314
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
8.94 mm
1.34 mm thinner
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297
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has an IPS screen
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.
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Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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Has a BSI sensor
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.
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Notably more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Clearly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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124
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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93
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
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61
Supports 64-bit
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.
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Has AF tracking
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.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
Yes
vs
No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
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Narrower
58.6 mm
vs
61.3 mm
2.70 mm narrower
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Less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
68.28 cm³
23.92% less body volume
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A bit shorter
123.8 mm
vs
124.6 mm
0.80 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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53
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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
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Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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40
Has TrustZone
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).
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39
Has out-of-order execution
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.
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39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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Has AES
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
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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38
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Supports slow motion video recording
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

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More battery power
1900 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
21.02% more battery power
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1490
Lots faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
30.77% faster CPU clock speed
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1083
More RAM memory
1.5 GB
vs
1 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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949
Slightly bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has an external memory slot
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.
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Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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570
Has branded damage resistant glass
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.
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475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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361
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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331
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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330
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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326
A bit lighter
107 g
vs
112 g
5 g lighter
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312
Is DLNA certified
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.
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295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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4
Has Gorilla Glass 2 display
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
Yes
vs
No
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2
Has WatchOn
Yes
vs
No
It´s an application with Tv Guide and a Tv remote control
Matt Hat Robinson
1
Downloads speed is the same
Yes
vs
No
Both Devices are 100 Mbit Down and 50 Mbit up
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1
Comes in multiple colors
Yes
vs
No
Comes in White, Black, Pebble Blue, Purple, and Red.
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0
SPBTS
Yes
vs
No
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Has a lot more apps
Yes
vs
No
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0
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)
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Supports widgets
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.
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203
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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72
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Is free and open source
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.
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52
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
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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