Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

2.75 in
5.38 in
Samsung Galaxy S4
vs
2.85 in
5.59 in
Samsung Galaxy S5

Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Operating System
Android 4.4
Android 4.4
Cpu Speed
1.6 GHz
2.5 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Quad Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
GPU Model
PowerVR SGX544
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Ram memory
2GB
2GB

Display

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.00 in
5.10 in
Resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Technology
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Pixel Density
441 ppi
432 ppi
Screen Material
Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0
Corning Gorilla Glass 3.0
Dual screen support
yesYes
yesYes
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
2 Mpx
2.1 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
13 Mpx
16 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture
2.2 f
2.2 f
Highest video resolution
1920, 1080
4096, 2160
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
30 fps
60 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Burst Mode
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Image Stabilization
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Zoom
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
HDR Capture
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes
Slow-Mo
yesYes
yesYes
Sound & Shot
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Card Storage Max
64 GB
128 GB
Types of memory card supported
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Colour of product
White, Black, Blue, Brown, Purple, Red, Pink
Black, White, Gold, Blue
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Height
5.38 in
5.59 in
Width
2.75 in
2.85 in
Depth
0.31 in
0.32 in
Weight
0.29 lb
0.32 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes
Pedometer
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes
ANT+
yesYes
yesYes

Other features

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
IR
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Sim Card Size
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
DLNA certified
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
4.0
4.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, AVRCP
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
2.0
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
Type of USB connector
Micro-USB
Micro-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yesYes
yesYes
Video output
MHL
MHL

Networks

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
GSM Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies
Regional
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1700 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2000 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz, Regional
Mobile hotspot function
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Streaming standards
Miracast
Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S4Samsung Galaxy S5Samsung Galaxy S5
Exchangeable battery
yesYes
yesYes
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity
2600 mAh
2800 mAh
Standby Time 2G
340 h
390 h
Talk Time 2G
14 h
21 h
Standby Time 3G
370 h
390 h
Talk Time 3G
17 h
21 h

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