Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
69.76 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), 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)
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

Notification light
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Colors

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

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
MHL

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 3.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time

 
21.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 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
67.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
 

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
 

Body

0.65 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
 
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