Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

69.76 %
71.91 %

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 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 320

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.1 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions

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

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

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

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 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; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
Yes

Sensors

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

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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