• HTC Sensation 4G vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation 4G vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung Samsung
Announced April 2011 March 2013 June 2013
Status Available - June 2011 Available - April 2013 Available - June 2013
Colors Black White Frost, Black Mist Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 - For Bell (Canada)
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (Dependent on Country) LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro
GPU Adreno 220 PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Adreno 320
RAM 768 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 1 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 72.15% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 560 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1520 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 350 h Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 17 h