If you’re looking to purchase a budget friendly smartphone, we have for you today two great options to consider: Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Mini and ZTE’s Nubia Z5S Mini. Keep reading to find out the differences between the two and find out which one is the best choice for you.
ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini
The ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini rocks the following dimensions: 5.3 x 2.59 x 0.3 inches. This makes the phone quite thin, and it is actually quite light also, at only 120 grams in weight. For a Mini version, the smartphone comes with quite a large 4.7 inches display. Regarding processor, we see a simple processor with a Snapdragon chipset from Qualcomm. The ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini runs on the Android platform. As for camera and battery, we don’t get any breathtaking specs, ZTE keeping it simple with both. As for additional features, we’re faced with GPS and Bluetooth.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
Although the Nubia is quite light at 120 grams, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is actually lighter at only 107 grams. The display is smaller than the one seen on the ZTE, measuring 4.3 inches and being able to render a screen resolution of 540 x 930 pixels. The glass of the screen has scratch resistant capabilities, which the phone’s counterpart doesn’t. The processor is a dual core working at 1700 mHz that is paired up with a Snapdragon 400 chipset from Qualcomm, which makes the processor better than the one seen on the ZTE Nubia ZS5 Mini. As for camera and battery, we see an 8MP primary camera with various features like panorama, night mode and geo tagging and a battery unit with a capacity of 1900 mAh estimated to last around 12 hours of talking time. The device supports 1.5 GB of RAM and 6 GB of ROM. The operating system is Android 4.2.2.
You will find the ZTE Nubia Z5S Mini at the price of $288.00, while the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has almost the exact price of $287.97. Seeing how there is no major price difference between the two, we would have to recommend buying the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini because it comes with better specs and features.
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