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Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced Q3 2013 February 2014 May 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - April 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, White, Purple 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)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 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) 163 g (5.75 oz) 170 g (6 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 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - 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, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop 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 MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 16 GB (11.2 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.2 inches 5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 69.16% 64.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP, autofocus 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, 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama 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, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Class 33
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Class 33
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, 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 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, 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), USB On-the-go 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 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB (11.2 GB user available), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3200 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 29 h