• Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung BLU
Announced December 2013 February 2014 April 2014
Status Available - December 2013 Available April 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Dive Blue, Pink Black, White, Blue, Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE-A LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
-

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.06% 69.63% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 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, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 33 Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 33 Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0
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/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2800 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by - Up to 390 h Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 21 h Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)