Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. Galaxy S4 mini: Technical data in comparison

Samsung has introduced yesterday with the Galaxy S5 mini a smaller offshoot of his current top smartphones. Therefore, let us now look at what makes the new mini device better than its predecessor, the Galaxy S4 mini.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. Galaxy S4 mini: Technical data in comparison

Both the Galaxy S5 mini and the Galaxy S4 mini is a smaller, yet scaled-down version of the respective flagship smartphones from Samsung. The look and the features you have then entered in both cases mostly. The Galaxy S5 mini were even contrary to some rumors, the two Galaxy S5 gimmicks fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor donated.

samsung-galaxy-s5-mini-vs-galaxy-s4-mini-rueckseite-comparativeBut how does it actually look under the hood of the two smartphones? What improvements Samsung has made compared to last year's model? This reveals the following table in which we once faced the two devices.

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Samsung Galaxy S5 miniSamsung Galaxy S4 mini
Orig. Release Year20142013
height and weight131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm, 120 g124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm; 107 grams
Material and color of the housingGlass / polycarbonate; White, Blue, Gold, BlackPolycarbonate, white, blue, brown, black, purple, red
Waterproof, dustproofYes, IP67 (dust-proof and water-resistant up to one meter for 30 minutes)No
processorprobably Exynos (1.4 GHz quad-core)Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (1.7 GHz Dual-Core)
R.A.M.1.5 GB1.5 GB
operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat with TouchWizAndroid 4.4.2 Jelly Bean with TouchWiz (via update)
Memory (gigabytes)16 GB, expandable to max. 64 GB8 GB, expandable to max. 64 GB
Display size and pixel count4.5 inches; 1280 × 720 pixels4.27 inches; 960 x 540 pixels
Display resolution (pixel density)326 ppi256 ppi
Camera resolution and aperture8 MP8 megapixels
Camera FeaturesLED flash, autofocus, face detection, HDR, panorama etc.LED flash, image stabilizer (software), autofocus
video ResolutionFull HD at 30fpsFull HD at 30fps
front camera2.1 MP1.9 MP
fingerprint sensorYesNo
Heart Rate MonitorYesNo
LTEYesYes
NFCYesYes
Dock connectorMicro USBMicro USB
Max. Battery power at 3G (telephony / standby) and battery capacity2100 mAh12 h / 300 h - 1,900 mAh
MSRP Contract / street priceApproximately 479 Euro / K. A.359 € / 290 € *Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. Galaxy S4 mini: Technical data in comparison


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