Apple iPhone 5C vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Compare Apple iPhone 5C vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. Our Comparison Tool compare both the phones with regard to their features and price and assign a rank for each phone. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is ranked first with an overall score of 69 and value for money index of 2.10, which is better than that of Apple iPhone 5C. Based on the rank, you can make a better and informed decision while buying a phone.
Features Apple iPhone 5C Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
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Specs Score   63 / 100     69 / 100  
Rs. 17999
Operating System
80% Latest Operating System
The Operating System is the working platform for the users. Apple iPhone 5C features iOS 7, whereas Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean. So Apple iPhone 5C has the latest OS.
Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Dual Core
Dual Core
Both the phones have same number of cores in the processor.
Process Speed
1.3 GHz
31% More Processing Speed
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is 31% faster than the Apple iPhone 5C with a clock speed of 1.7 GHz.
1 GB
50% More Processing Memory
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is allocated with 1.5 GB RAM while Apple iPhone 5C has only 1 GB of RAM allocation. Higher RAM count is directly proportional to the gadget's performance and hence Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is better in terms of RAM
Rear Camera
8 MP
8 MP
Front Camera
1.2 MP
58% High Resolution Camera
Camera resolution determines the quality of images in most cases. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini packs 58% more in terms of front camera resolution as compared to the Apple iPhone 5C at 1.9 MP. If you have a better front camera, the quality of selfies will be better. A has a better front camera and hence we give more points to Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini over Apple iPhone 5C.
4 inches
7% Bigger Screen
Bigger and vibrant screen provides a pleasing viewing experience when it comes to watching videos or reading. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini packs 7% more in terms of screen size with a 4.27 inches inch panel.
40% Higher Resolution
Better resolution stands for a sharper panel. The Apple iPhone 5C features a panel with 40% more pixels as compared to the qHD Display panel supported by the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini.
540 x 960 pixels
Internal Memory
100% More Internal Storage
Apple iPhone 5C has 16 GB internal storage capacity whereas Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has only 8 GB internal storage. Higher storage limit means more files and multimedia stored within.
8 GB
External Memory
64 GB
Standard Battery Li-ion 1510 mAh battery
26% More Powerful Battery
Battery module powers your gadget and a bigger unit signifies longevity and added talk-time support. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has 26% more battery capacity than Apple iPhone 5C.
Talk Time
10 Hours
20% More Talk Time
The talk time available with Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is 12 Hours and for Apple iPhone 5C is 10 Hours. Talk-time limit for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is 20% higher than that of Apple iPhone 5C.
Single SIM
Dual Sim
The Apple iPhone 5C misses out on Dual-SIM connectivity while Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has the option. Dual-SIM slots are more user friendly as they support dual operators and the users never miss out on important calls.
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Note: This comparison is solely based on the hardware components and performance of the phones. Apps and other features are not considered here.
Technical Specifications
Features Apple iPhone 5C Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Operating System iOS 7 Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processor 1.3 GHz Dual Core ARM v7 Processor 1.7 GHz Dual Core Krait 200 Processor
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 305
Chipset Apple A6 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, compass Accelerometer, Geomegnetic, Gyro, Light, Proximity
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB
External Storage No 64 GB
Size 4 inches 4.27 inches
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Yes, Capacitive
Screen Type LED-backlit IPS SUPER AMOLED
Resolution 1136 x 640 pixels 540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density ~326 ppi ~256 pixel
User Interface - TouchWiz UX UI
Multi-touch Yes Yes
Stylus No No
Screen Protection - Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Rear Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Front Camera 1.2 MP 1.9 MP
Camera Features 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch, focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video Recording 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network No No
Dual SIM No Yes, GSM and GSM
Dual standby No No
Triple SIM No No
Micro SIM No Yes
Nano SIM Yes No
Form Factor Bar Bar
Dimensions 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm 124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm
Weight 132 g 108 g
Color Black, White, Blue, Green, Red White Frost and Black Mist
Browser HTML HTML5
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support Yes, with A-GPS Support
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 Yes, v4.0
USB Yes microUSB v2.0
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual Band, DLNA
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes Yes
NFC No Optional
Infrared - Yes
Music Player MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Radio Yes, Stereo FM Radio Yes, Stereo FM Radio
Video Player MP4, H.264, H.263 DivX, Xvid, MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Sound Technology - Sound Alive
3.5mm Jack Yes Yes
Loud Speaker Yes Yes
Ringtones Vibration, MP3 Vibration, MP3 ringtones
SMS Yes, Threaded Yes, Threaded View
MMS Yes Yes
EMAIL Email, Push Email Email, Push Email
IM Yes Yes
Social Networking Yes Yes
Battery Type Standard Battery Li-ion 1510 mAh battery Standard Battery Li-ion 1900 mAh battery
Talktime Up to 10 hours (2G) / Up to 10 hours (3G) Upto 12 hours
Standy by Time Upto 250 hours Upto 300 hours
Music Playback Time Up to 40 hours -
Built-in Apps iCloud, Maps, iBooks PDF reader, Audio&video editor, Organizer, Document viewer, Image viewer/editor Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Organizer, Image/video editor, Document viewer
Games Yes Yes
Java No Yes, Via Java MIDP emulator
Additional Features
SNS Integration, Predictive Text Input SNS integration, Predictive text input (Swype), Voice memo/dial/commands


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