Samsung Galaxy S4 mini VS. Samsung Galaxy S4

September 18, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Galaxy S4 is a better phone.

In this review of galaxy S4 mini vs S4, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is better as it has more battery power, faster CPU speed, higher pixel density, 0.5 GB more RAM memory, 4x higher resolution, bigger screen, 1.6x more megapixels (main camera) and 5.26% more megapixels (front camera).

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: DESIGN

Dimensions; Samsung S4 Mini has 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm while Samsung S4 has 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm

Weight; Samsung S4 Mini is 130g while Samsung S4 is 107g

Bottom line: Samsung S4 is better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: DISPLAY

Display size; Samsung S4 Mini is 5.0” while Samsung S4 is 4.3”

Resolution; Samsung S4 Mini has 1080 x 1920px while Samsung S4 has 540 x 960px

Pixel density; Samsung S4 Mini has 441ppi whereas Samsung S4 256ppi.

Technology; both phones have super AMOLED.

Features; Samsung S4 Mini has Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), light and proximity sensors while Samsung S4 has light, proximity sensors and scratch-resistant glass.

Bottom line: Samsung S4 Mini is better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: CAMERA

Main camera; Samsung S4 Mini has 13 MP while Samsung S4 has 8 MP.

Features; Samsung S4 Mini has autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI whereas Samsung S4 has autofocus, CMOS image sensor.

Flash; both phones have LED.

Video recording; both phones have 1920×1080 (Full HD) (30fps).

Features; Samsung S4 Mini has Digital image stabilization.

Front camera; Samsung S4 Mini has 2 MP while Samsung S4 has 1.9 MP

Bottom line: Samsung S4 Mini is better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: AUDIO

Speakers; both phones have loudspeakers

Audio jack; both phones have 3.5 mm audio jack.

Bottom line: both phones have the same audio features.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: HARDWARE & PERFORMANCE

Chipset; Samsung S4 Mini has Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974 while Samsung S4 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8230

CPU; Samsung S4 Mini has Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300 whereas Samsung S4 has Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU; Samsung S4 Mini has Adreno 320 whereas Samsung S4 has Adreno 305

RAM; Samsung S4 Mini has 2 GB whereas Samsung S4 has 1.5 GB

Internal storage; Samsung S4 Mini has 64 GB whereas Samsung S4 has 8 GB.

Available; Samsung S4 has 5 GB.

Storage expansion; both phones have 64 GB.

Bottom line: Samsung S4 Mini is better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: CONNECTIVITY & FEATURES

Bluetooth; both phones have 4.0

Wi-Fi; Samsung S4 Mini has 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct while Samsung S4 has 802.11 a/b/g/n dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct.

USB; both phones have microUSB, USB 2.0

HDMI; Samsung S4 Mini has HDMI.

GPS; both phones have GPS with A-GPS, Glonass.

Sensors; Samsung S4 Mini has Accelerometer, gyro, compass, thermometer, Gesture, Humidity and barometer while Samsung S4 has Accelerometer, Gyro and Compass.

NFC; Samsung S4 Mini has NFC.

Volte; both phones have volte.

Bottom line: Samsung S4 Mini is better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4: BATTERY

Capacity; Samsung S4 Mini has 2600mAh user replaceable while Samsung S4 has 1900mAh user replaceable.

Bottom line: Samsung S4 Mini is better.

Conclusion

Samsung S4 Mini is a better phone in this review as it supersedes Samsung S4 in most of the features.