Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Posted:
May 30, 2014
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 4, 2014

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

5.1 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

432 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

67.23 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video sharing

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.72 x 2.89 x 0.35 inches (145 x 73 x 9 mm)

Weight:

6 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock; IP 67; MIL-STD-810 certified

Colors:

Gray, Green, Red

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

MHL, TV-out

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Available to use:

11 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type:

Micro SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

29.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Music playback:

77.00 hours

Video playback:

14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 08, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG870A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.66 W/kg

Body:

1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-G870

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Rugged device

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has a 5.1-inch screen with resolution of 1080 x 1920. A quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 CPU is under the hood along with the Adreno 330 GPU. 2GB of RAM and 16GB of free memory is on board. The back and front facing cameras are 16MP and 2MP respectively. Android 4.4.2 is pre-installed out of the box.

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