Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
577 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
70.48 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), 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)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 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), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2550 mAh

Charging

 
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
23.00 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)
 

Internet use

 
 

3G

 
10 hours

LTE

 
12 hours

Wi-Fi

 
12 hours

Music playback

62.00 hours
57.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

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 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share

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
Mar 02, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.25 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
1.04 W/kg
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