• Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2014 August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - October 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Black, white, gold, silver, blue Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink
Form Factor Candybar 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)
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 176 g (6.21 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 (market dependent) LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM 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) 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 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 4.7 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 66.95% 74.32%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash phase detection auto LED flash 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes 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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, 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 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 1860 mAh 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h - -