Galaxy S4 Mini Samsung

  • 3G
    • 3G
    • 3G NFC
    • 4G
  • clock speed
    1.7
    GHz
  • RAM
    1.5
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    256
    ppi

iPhone 4S Apple

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    329
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Apple iPhone 4S

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.2
8.5

Processing power

sunspider
6.7
5.9

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
8.6
7.5

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.1

Geekaphone Score

7.6
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
3.5"
Resolution
960 x 540 (256 ppi)
960 x 640 (329 ppi)
Panel
Super AMOLED (RGB)
IPS LCD (RGB)
Brightness
396 cd/m²
654 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.127
2.269
Surface
Gorilla Glass 2
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
1080p (Proprietary)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (8230AB)
Apple A5 (APL0498)
CPU
1.7 GHz, ARM Krait 300
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
413
--
Quadrant
7,153
--
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 305
250 MHz, PowerVR SGX 543MP2
Architecture
Single core
Dual core
GL benchmark 2.5
17
--
Epic citadel
54.7
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
1.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4.2 mm (33.3 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
64 ISO to 800 ISO
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.4
Secondary camera
1.9 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,900 mA·h
1,420 mA·h
Talk time
720 min
840 min
Standby time
18,000 min
12,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
790 min
461 min
Web browsing
587 min
416 min
Video playback
792 min
564 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Bottom)
Frequency response
+0.06, -0.05
+0.02, -0.11
Noise level
-93.5 dB
-91.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.08, -0.04
+0.05, -0.10
Noise level
-93.2 dB
-91.3 dB
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
61.3 x 124.6 x 8.9 mm
58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3 mm
Weight
107 g
140 g
Body
Plastic
Slate
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
iOS 5
Upgradable to
--
iOS 7
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,185 ms
2,217 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21.1 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA+ (14.4 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11g/b/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
No
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
--
No

features

Internal storage
8 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.3 dB
65.8 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
64.8 dB
64.5 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
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Samsung is terrible - I made a huge mistake not going for the Apple.
This is a stupid and pointless site. A LOT of things are not correct. For instance the FM transmitter on a S4 mini... do you guys make those things up or what?