• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A vs HTC Desire 820

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A vs HTC Desire 820

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung HTC
Announced Q3 2013 June 2014 September 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - August 2014 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold, Sw Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 155 g (5.47 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 TD-SCDMA / HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE-A LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 69.63% 67.20%
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, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash phase detection auto LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 �m Pixel Size, 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 Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, 255 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 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2800 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) - Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)