• Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2014 May 2014 August 2014
Status Available April 2014 Available - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red Black, white, gold, silver, blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 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) 170 g (6 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB (11.2 GB user available) 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 64.72% 66.95%
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 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED 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, 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 And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33 Yes
Edge Yes Class 33 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE 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 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 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 support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 2800 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 480 h -
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 29 h -