• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 June 2014 December 2015
Status Available - October 2011 Available - July 2014 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - - Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue and Copper Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm
(5.16 x 2.55 x 0.36 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (PayPal Certified)
- IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 - Adreno 306
RAM 512 MB 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 65.86% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps (LTE model); HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps (3G model); HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 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 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2100 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
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