How do HTC and Samsung's 'minis' compare on paper?
Samsung this morning announced the Galaxy S5 Mini, the latest device in its line of miniature Android flagships. With a 4.5-inch 720p display and a physical design and feature set matching its big brother, the obvious comparison for the GS5 Mini is HTC's One Mini 2, launched just over a month ago.
If you're wondering how these two "minis" compare in terms of raw hardware numbers, then check out our comparison table below.
|Category||Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini||HTC One Mini 2|
|Dimensions||131.1 x 64.8 x 9.1 mm||137.43 x 65.04 x 10.6mm|
|Colors||Shimmery White, Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue||Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold|
|Display||4.5-inch HD (720 x 1280) Super AMOLED||4.5-inch HD (720 x 1280) LCD|
|CPU||Quad-core processor at 1.4GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core at 1.2 GHz|
|Platform||Android 4.4 with TouchWiz||Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6|
|Internal Storage||16GB + microSD up to 64GB||16GB + microSD up to 128GB|
|Camera||Rear: 8.0MP with LED Flash
Front: 2.1MP (FHD)
|Rear: 13MP, BSI sensor with f/2.2 lens
Front: 5MP, BSI sensor
|Video||1080p, 30fps||1080p, 30fps|
|Value-added features||IP67 Dust and Water Resistant, Ultra Power Saving mode, S Health, Private Mode/Kids Mode||HTC BoomSound, HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe Video Highlights, Extreme Power Saving Mode|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC (LTE ver. only), Bluetooth® v4.0 LE, USB 2.0, GPS, IR Remote||3.5mm stereo audio, NFC, Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, HTC Connect, microUSB 2.0, GPS|
|Battery||2,100mAh removable||2,100mAh non-removable|
Given the choice, which miniature flagship would you opt for? Shout out in the comments, or join the discussion on our Galaxy S5 Mini forum.