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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini vs HTC One Mini 2, advantages of each

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Smaller versions of flagship devices seem to be an increasingly attractive proposition for some buyers. Two recent arrivals are the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini, a variant of the Galaxy S5, and also the HTC One mini 2 related to the HTC One M8. If you’re trying to choose between them you might be interested in a video comparison of the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. HTC One mini 2, focusing on the advantages of each.

If you want to know more about either of these phones head here for the Galaxy S5 mini or here for the One mini 2. These links will take you to our previous articles on these phones, including comparisons with other devices, reviews and more. Before you check out the video you might want to refresh yourselves on the key specs of each.

The Galaxy S5 mini has a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 4.5-inch display with resolution of 1280 x 720, 1.5GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD to 64GB. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, a 2100 mAh battery, and runs the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system.

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The One mini 2 has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 4.5-inch display with resolution of 1280 x 720, 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage, expandable to 128GB. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel front-facer, 2110 mAh battery, and like the S5 mini it runs Android 4.4.2.

The YouTube video that we have embedded under this post comes from TotalTechWar could be useful if particular aspects of a smartphone are more important to you than others. It begins by showing the benefits of the Galaxy S5 mini over the One mini 2, and just a few of these include water resistance, a removable battery, and it being 14% lighter.

It continues by listing benefits of the One mini 2 when opposed to the S5 mini and a few or these are FM radio, stereo speaker, and an aluminium build. When you’ve taken a look at the comparison video below we’d like to know if it’s helped you to decide? Will you purchase the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini or the HTC One mini 2?