It’s a schoolyard battle between the two younger brothers today. This morning Samsung introduced the Galaxy S5 mini, the smaller version of its flagship Android smartphone, and it will likely slowly replace the Galaxy S4 mini as it rolls out around the world, starting in Russia this month.
We already compared the Galaxy S5 mini to the Galaxy S5, but how does this year’s mini model stack up to the Galaxy S4 mini? We’re glad you asked. Some of the major differences include the addition of a heart rate monitor and a fingerprint reader, but it’s also IP67 resistant against water and dust, which means you won’t have to worry about an accidental dunk in the toilet.
As for the specs? We’ll make it easy for you. Here are the two devices side-by-side:
|Samsung - Galaxy S4 Mini||Samsung - Galaxy S5 mini|
|Display Size||4.3-inch, 540 x 960 pixel display (256 ppi)||4.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixel display (326 ppi)|
|Display Type||qHD Super AMOLED||Super AMOLED|
|Operating System||Android 4.2.2 (at launch)||Android 4.4 (at launch)|
|Processor||1.7 GHz Dual-Core Processor||1.4GHz Quad-core|
|External Storage Specs||
|Main Camera (Back)||8MP||8MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||1.9MP||2.1MP|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|Height||124.6 mm (4.91 inches)||131.1 mm (5.16 inches)|
|Width||61.3 mm (2.41 inches)||64.8 mm (2.55 inches)|
|Depth||8.94 mm (0.35 inches)||9.1 mm (0.36 inches)|
|Weight||107 g (3.77 oz)||120 g (4.23 oz)|
|Colors||Black, White||Black, Blue, Gold, White|
|Supported Audio Formats||MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC＋/eAAC＋, WMA, Vorbis(OGG), FLAC, apt-X||MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/ AAC+/ eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC Audio Format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA|
|Supported Video Formats||MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark||MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RV, DivX, Xvid|
|In The Box||N/A||N/A|
Galaxy S4 mini Gallery
Galaxy S5 mini Gallery
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