Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 May 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 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
Build Features - - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB (11.2 GB user available)
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 64.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33
Edge Yes Class 33
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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 29 h