Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core
samsung galaxy s5 octa-core
Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)
samsung galaxy alpha (s801)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2014 August 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE (market dependent) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 70.43%
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 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash phase detection auto LED flash
Features 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi 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 v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h -
Talk Time Up to 21 h -