Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.1 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
432 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.76 %
67.23 %

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

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.72 x 2.89 x 0.35 inches (145 x 73 x 9 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6 oz (170 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust, Shock

IP certified

IP 67
IP 67

MIL-STD-810 certified

 
Yes

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Gray, Green, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
11 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2800 mAh

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
29.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

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

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Music playback

67.00 hours
77.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

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 3.0
USB 2.0

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, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
MHL, TV-out

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

 
May 08, 2014

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG870A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.66 W/kg

Body

 
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.09 W/kg
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