• Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2013 June 2015 December 2015
Status Available - December 2013 Available - June 2015 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - Rs. 25,910 ($381.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Dive Blue, Pink White Frost, Black Mist Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
124.6 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm
(4.91 x 2.41 x 0.35 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 107 g (3.77 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE-A LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 306 Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB (4.69 GB for apps and mass storage) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.06% 66.82% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.9 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 33 Yes Yes
Edge Class 33 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB (4.69 GB for apps and mass storage), 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 1900 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - Up to 14 h (3G) -