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
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 176 PPI Around 90% crisper display of text, images and video
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 480x320 4x higher resolution screen
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)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with around 70% more detail for larger prints
Talk time More talk time 14 hours vs 6.8 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 25fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Size Slightly smaller 59×114×9 mm vs 59×109×12 mm Around 20% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5"" vs 3.3"" More than 10% larger screen


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
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Thickness Thin
mini 212 mm
iPhone 49 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
mini 2Unknown, 800 MHz
iPhone 4Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Movie format Poor movies
mini 2480p @ 25fps
iPhone 4720p @ 30fps


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