Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy A6

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
720 x 1480 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
74.94 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Metal

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM, Recording option

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
22.1 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time

 
19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
64.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
18.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
Aug 01, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA600A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
1.40 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 360
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