• Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2013 January 2017 August 2017
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - January 2017 Available - August 2017
Price - Rs. 33,490 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black, White, Gold, Pink Meteor Grey, Tungsten Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
151.9 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm
(5.98 x 2.95 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) - 208.1 g (7.34.0.04 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE (Dependent on Country) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
Samsung Pay
IP68 certified
MIL-STD-810G certified - dust, humidity, rain, vibration, and shock resistant
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Mali-T860 MP4 Adreno 540
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.8 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 73.79% 74.92%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 16 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3600 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -