• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced Q3 2013 December 2013 May 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - December 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Dive Blue, Pink Camo Green, Titanium Gray, Ruby Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
144.78 x 73.41 x 8.9 mm
(5.7 x 2.89 x 0.35 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE-A LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
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

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB 16 GB (11.2 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 69.06% 64.72%
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
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,1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 33 Class 33
Edge Yes Class 33 Class 33
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) - Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - Up to 29 h