Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 12 mini
- Apple iPhone 12
- Samsung Galaxy S5

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12Samsung Galaxy S5
Apple iPhone 12 mini
Prices
Apple iPhone 12
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S5
Prices
Model aliasA2172
A2403
A2402
A2404
A2176
A2399
A2398
A2400
A2399
SM-G900S
SM-G900F
SM-G900I
SM-G900K
SM-G900L
SM-G900M
SM-G900A
AM-G900T
SM-G900V
SM-G900R4
SM-G900P

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width64.2 mm
6.42 cm
0.211 ft
2.528 in
71.5 mm
7.15 cm
0.235 ft
2.815 in
72.5 mm
7.25 cm
0.238 ft
2.854 in
Height131.5 mm
13.15 cm
0.431 ft
5.177 in
146.7 mm
14.67 cm
0.481 ft
5.776 in
142 mm
14.2 cm
0.466 ft
5.591 in
Thickness7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
Weight135 g
0.3 lbs
4.76 oz
164 g
0.36 lbs
5.78 oz
145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
Volume62.47 cm³
3.79 in³
77.62 cm³
4.71 in³
83.39 cm³
5.06 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Red
Green
Blue
Black
White
Red
Green
Blue
Black
Blue
Gold
White
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
CertificationIP68IP68IP67

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Embedded SIM (eSIM) supportEmbedded SIM (eSIM) support-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
-
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A1xEV-DO Rev. A-
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
5G NR5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
Gigabit-class LTE with 2x2 MIMO and LAAGigabit-class LTE with 2x2 MIMO and LAA-

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 14.1iOS 14.1Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)--TouchWiz Nature UX 3.0

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A14 BionicApple A14 BionicQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Process technology5 nm5 nm28 nm
CPU2x Firestorm, 4x Icestorm2x Firestorm, 4x IcestormKrait 400
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores664
CPU frequency--2500 MHz
GPU--Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores444
GPU frequency--578 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR5LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz2750 MHz933 MHz
-16-core Neural Engine-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
16 GB
32 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types--microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyOLEDOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size5.4 in
137.16 mm
13.72 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
5.1 in
129.54 mm
12.95 cm
Width2.26 in
57.48 mm
5.75 cm
2.56 in
64.99 mm
6.5 cm
2.5 in
63.51 mm
6.35 cm
Height4.9 in
124.54 mm
12.45 cm
5.54 in
140.65 mm
14.06 cm
4.45 in
112.9 mm
11.29 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.164:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1170 x 2532 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density477 ppi
187 ppcm
457 ppi
179 ppcm
432 ppi
169 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.06 %87.43 %69.87 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Display manufacturer - Samsung
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
625 cd/m² typical brightness
1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Display manufacturer - LG Display
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
625 cd/m² typical brightness
1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
--Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics-Validity VAL004A8-T

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Samsung S5K2P2XX
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSISOCELL
Sensor size--5.95 x 3.35 mm
0.27 in
Pixel size1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
1.7 µm
0.001700 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor--6.34
ISO--100 - 2000
Aperturef/1.6f/1.6f/2.2
Shutter speed--1/14 - 1/10000
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.89 mm
30.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses77-
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
64 MP5312 x 2988 pixels
15.87 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
Dolby Vision HDR video recording
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RAW
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
Dolby Vision HDR video recording
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Quad-LED flash
Sapphire crystal lens cover
2x optical zoom
5x digital zoom
1080p @ 240 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Sensor size - 1/3.6" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
Quad-LED flash
Sapphire crystal lens cover
2x optical zoom
5x digital zoom
1080p @ 240 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Sensor size - 1/3.6" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
5-element lens (#2)
1080p @ 60 fps
Samsung lens

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--Samsung S5K8B1
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI-
Sensor format1/3.6"1/3.6"-
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Face unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
-
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization
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Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo sound recording
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback
Stereo sound recording
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback
Qualcomm WCD9320
HAC (M3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type--Micro USB
Version2.02.03.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI--Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsFLAC
MP3
AAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible
Audible Enhanced Audio
AAX
AAX+
FLAC
MP3
AAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible
Audible Enhanced Audio
AAX
AAX+
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsH.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
H.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2227 mAh-2800 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time--29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
2G stand-by time--480 h
28800 min
20 days
3G talk time--29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
3G stand-by time--480 h
28800 min
20 days
4G talk time--29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
4G stand-by time--480 h
28800 min
20 days
Charger output power9 V / 2 A9 V / 2 A-
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Removable
MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wireless charging - market dependent

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)--0.562 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)--0.406 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.99 W/kg1.2 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.99 W/kg1.58 W/kg
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