Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini vs HTC One Mini: Features and Specs Compared, Release Date [VIDEO]
With the recent announcement of the HTC One Mini, the Android phone is already drawing comparisons to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini.
Both phones have the same 4.3-inch screen, though the HTC One Mini has a slight edge in pixel amount, allowing for 341 per inch as opposed to the Galaxy S4 Mini's 256 per inch. The HTC One Mini also has a 720p HD-capable display while the Galaxy S4 Mini has a qHD (960 x 540) display.
Performance-wise, the Galaxy S4 Mini has a higher speed with 1.7 GHz compared to 1.4 GHZ in the HTC One Mini.
In terms of internal storage, the HTC One Mini wins out by having more but the Galaxy S4 Mini has the added benefit of a microSD card slot. On the other hand, the Galaxy S4 has a larger, removable battery and it has more RAM (1.5GB compared to 1GB).
The HTC One Mini has a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, a downsize from the quad-core processor in the original HTC One. The Galaxy S4 Mini also has a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor.
As far as the smaller details, industry experts have singled out the HTC One Mini's aluminum finish as much better than that of the Galaxy S4 Mini's plastic casing. The Wired suggested that the aluminum finish would actually be the primary selling point for the HTC One Mini going forward.
The HTC One Mini does not have an official selling price yet, but it is expected to be "two price points below the HTC One," according to a report Thursday by The Verge.
The HTC One Mini is set to be released commercially in August. As for the Galaxy S4 Mini, the phone does not have a scheduled release date yet in the U.S. but it is debuting in the U.K. this month.
Watch this video comparing the phones: