• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 March 2013 March 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - April 2013 Available - April 2013
Colors Black White Frost, Black Mist White Frost, Black Mist
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE LTE (Dependent on Country)
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410
GPU No Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX 544MP3
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 4.99 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 72.15% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 350 h Up to 350 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 17 h