Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Apple
Announced May 2014 September 2014 September 2016
Status Available - May 2014 Available September 2014 Available - September 2016
Price - - Rs. 72,000 ($999.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Jet Black, Black, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm
(6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Type - - Nano SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE- all models LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.19 W/kg (head)
1.19 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.24 W/kg (head)
1.00 W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint with Force Touch
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 iOS 10
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core, Apple A10 Fusion
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR GX6450 6 core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB (11.2 GB user available) 16/64/128 GB 32/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 3D Touch Display, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 90.31% 67.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels Dual 12 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) Quad-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, (f/1.8, 28mm & f/2.8, 56mm, 2x optical zoom, OIS, Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 7 MP, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host v2.0 v2.0, reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/128/256 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 2915 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 480 h - Up to 384 h
Talk Time Up to 29 h - Up to 21 h