Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 June 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - June 2015
Price - Rs. 595 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Yes
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 138 g (4.87 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 band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation,

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 [Similar] Mali-T760 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 70.76%
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, 2988 x 5312 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, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 23 h (3G)