• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy A5

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy A5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced Q3 2013 August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, white, gold, silver, blue Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-T628 MP6 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 66.95% 70.85%
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 5 MP [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, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, BLE, ANT+
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 hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG 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 1860 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - -