For readers who are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S4 Mini, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a 5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The Galaxy S4 Mini comes with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, rendering 540 x 960 pixels resolution.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm dimensions and weighs 130 grams. The Galaxy S4 Mini comes with 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm dimensions and is comparatively lighter, weighing 107 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a quad core 1.6 GHz cortex A15 and quad core 1.2 GHz cortex A7 processor and Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Galaxy S4 Mini is equipped with a 1.7 GHz dual core krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Jelly Bean operating system. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has 2 GB of RAM whereas the Galaxy S4 Mini has 1.5 GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 13 MP primary camera with features like autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2 MP. The Galaxy S4 Mini sports an 8 MP primary camera with similar features an the secondary camera on the device is 1.9 MP.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 17 hours on 3G or music play of about 62 hours. The Galaxy S4 Mini comes with a Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 12 hours on 3G or music play of about 49 hours.
Price in Australia
The Samsung Galaxy S4 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $599.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $679.95. The Galaxy S4 Mini is priced at around AU $449.95 in Australia.
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