Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs BLU Life Pure

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung BLU
Announced September 2013 December 2013 December 2013
Status Available - September 2013 Available - December 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Dive Blue, Pink Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
142 x 69.4 x 7.7 mm
(5.59 x 2.73 x 0.3 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz) 128 g (4.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 1900 - L240a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - L240i
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE-A -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6589T
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, OGS, Full Lamination Scratch Resistant Touch Panel
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 69.06% 69.80%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM Radio with Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization, BSI Sensor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 33 Class 12
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h - -
Talk Time Up to 10 h - -