• Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Motorola Nexus 6

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Motorola Nexus 6

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Motorola
Announced March 2013 May 2014 October 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - May 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red Midnight Blue, Cloud White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 184 g (6.49 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
4G Network LTE (Dependent on Country) LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Adreno 330 Adreno 420
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB (11.2 GB user available) 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5 inches 5.96 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 64.72% 74.05%
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-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 Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [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 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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
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 v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2800 mAh 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 480 h Up to 330 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 29 h Up to 24 h