32points
27points

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

44points
41points

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
32
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
44
points
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini better than Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini?

  • 13g lighter
    ?

    107gvs120g
  • Has a radio
    ?
  • 0.16mm thinner
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    8.94mmvs9.1mm
  • 6.5mm shorter
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    124.6mmvs131.1mm
  • 3.5mm narrower
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    61.3mmvs64.8mm

Why is Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini better than Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini?

  • 10.53% more battery power
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    2100mAhvs1900mAh
  • 1.65x faster CPU speed
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    4 x 1.4GHzvs2 x 1.7GHz
  • 1.78x higher resolution
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    720 x 1280pxvs540 x 960px
  • 4.65% bigger screen size
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    4.5"vs4.3"
  • 10.53% more megapixels (front camera)
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    2.1MPvs1.9MP
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 8GB more internal storage
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    16GBvs8GB
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Buy used:

$169.99

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$228.00
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$149.99
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$30.23

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Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

107g

120g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.thickness

8.94mm

9.1mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.height

124.6mm

131.1mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.width

61.3mm

64.8mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

540 x 960px

720 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.screen size

4.3"

4.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.has branded damage-resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
4.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
5.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
6.has a touch screen
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.7GHz

4 x 1.4GHz (Samsung Exynos 3470)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1.5GB

1.5GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.internal storage

8GB

16GB

The internal storage, also called read-only memory (ROM), refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.semiconductor size

28nm

28nm

Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
6.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Samsung Exynos 3470)
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

8MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
2.megapixels (front camera)

1.9MP

2.1MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
4.has a BSI sensor
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
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.
5.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
6.has a built-in HDR mode
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
3.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

1900mAh

2100mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
2.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
3.Has a fingerprint scanner
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
4.is DLNA-certified
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
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.
5.Bluetooth version

4

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17))
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
A multi-user operating system allows multiple users to access the device. Each user has a dedicated profile with apps and data available only to them.

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Buy used:

$169.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini AmazonSamsung Galaxy S5 Mini G800F Unlocked Ce...Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini G800F Unlocked Cellphone, International Version, 16GB, White
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$228.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini AmazonSamsung Galaxy S5 Mini G800F 16GB Unlock...Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini G800F 16GB Unlocked Cellphone - International Version (Black)
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$149.99
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini aliexpressFor Samsung S5 mini G800 G800F G800H LCD...For Samsung S5 mini G800 G800F G800H LCD Display Touch Screen Digitizer Assembly
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$30.23

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