Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced February 2011 March 2013 January 2015
Status Available - April 2011 Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White Frost, Black Mist Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
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Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 130 g (4.59 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 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network - LTE (Dependent on Country) LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 72.15% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization 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 Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot 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, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 350 h -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 17 h -