Features Key features of the Galaxy S4 mini  vs G2 mini 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy S4 mini
960 x 540
G2 mini
960 x 540

memory

G2 mini
1 GB

processor

Galaxy S4 mini
Dual core
G2 mini
Quad core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Lighter 107 g vs 121 g More than 10% lighter
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 9.8 mm Around 10% thinner
Front view of LG G2 mini

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 100 Mb/s 50% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More battery capacity 2,440 mA·h vs 1,900 mA·h Around 30% more battery capacity
Bigger screen 4.7" vs 4.3" Around 10% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4 mini  vs G2 mini 

8.5
6.0
We are genuinely impressed by how light, thin, and extremely portable the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini is considering the fact that it packs a 4.3-inch screen and a 1900mAh battery.
Galaxy S4 mini

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
G2 mini 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.3" 4.7"
Resolution 960 x 540 960 x 540
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 256 ppi 234 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SD

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 1.3 MP

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 1,900 mA·h 2,440 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
G2 mini 
Weight 107 g 121 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 9.8 mm
Size 61.3 x 124.6 x 8.9 mm 66 x 129.6 x 9.8 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 5.1
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
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