Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung BLU
Announced September 2013 February 2014 April 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available April 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White, Blue, Gold 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)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR G6430 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 69.63% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5 µm pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1.34 µm Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes 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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
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 storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2800 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 390 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 21 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)