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

Flash

LED
LED

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 oz (172 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 67

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers

Colors

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

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

up to 64 GB
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

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2800 mAh

Talk time

 
21.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
67.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
13.00 hours

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
MHL

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
 

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
 

FCC 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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