Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
441 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
432 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

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

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

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
32GB

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

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2800 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

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

EIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
2.1 MP

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 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

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, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

Yes
Yes

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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