Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs Apple iPad Air 2

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
samsung galaxy s4 mini
Apple iPad Air 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced May 2013 October 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.94 mm
(4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I9190
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GT-I9192 (SIM 1 & SIM 2)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - GT-I9195 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 200, Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 1.5 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5 GB user available) 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.82% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1.5 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 1900 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 12 h (3G) Up to 10 h (multimedia)