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Samsung Galaxy mini 2 Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 vs Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy mini 2

Reasons to consider the Galaxy mini 2

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
FM Radio Built in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Weight Lighter 106 g vs 137 g More than 20% lighter
Standby time More standby time 17.5 days vs 12.5 days 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Internal storage Much more internal storage 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 176 PPI Around 90% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 480x320 4x higher resolution screen
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with around 70% more detail for larger prints
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 25fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Talk time More talk time 14 hours vs 6.8 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 58x114x9 mm vs 58x109x11 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.3" More than 10% larger screen

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
mini 2:12 mm
iPhone 4:9 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
mini 2:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
mini 2:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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