Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Alcatel Hero 2

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4
samsung i9506 galaxy s4
Alcatel Hero 2
alcatel hero 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Alcatel
Announced Q3 2013 September 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Dark Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.32 x 3.21 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - 8030B, 8030Y
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - 8030B, 8030Y
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 700 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 1800 - 8030B
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dragontrail Glass, Oleophobic Coating, Stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT8392 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Mali-450MP4 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB (12.9 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 75.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13.1 MP, optical image stabilization [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [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, 11 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (12.9 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 500 h (2G)
Up to 380 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 15 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)