Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs HTC One Mini

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung HTC
Announced October 2011 February 2012 July 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White Black Black, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm
(4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 in)
132 x 63.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.2 x 2.49 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz) 122 g (4.3 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
4G Network - - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia version
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v2.3 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 800 MHz, NovaThor U8500 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Mali-400MP Adreno 305
RAM 512 MB 768 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 3.8 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 55.64% 60.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS Yes
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection 1/3'' sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, face and smile detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, DLNA
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 1500 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 670 h (2G)
Up to 640 h (3G)
Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 692 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 16 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 20 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)