Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs BLU Studio 6.0 HD vs BLU Life Pure XL

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung BLU BLU
Announced Q3 2013 April 2014 April 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - April 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, White Black, 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)
168 x 83 x 8.5 mm
(6.61 x 3.27 x 0.33 in)
150.6 x 75 x 9.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.95 x 0.37 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 206 g (7.27 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D650a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D650i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6582 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-400 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 4 GB ROM 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 6.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 71.04% 73.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash 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, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1.34 ┬Ám Pixel Size, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 8 MP, autofocus [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3GB RAM (L260L)/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM (L259L)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No
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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3000 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 980 h (2G)
Up to 890 h (3G)
Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 40 h (2G)
Up to 24 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)