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Blu Studio 5.3 II D540 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Blu Studio 5.3 II D540 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295 phones. Which is the best phone?

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04 Blu Studio 5.3 II D540 vs 23 Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Blu Studio 5.3 II D540
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
5.3"
IPS

540x960

8
MP

2mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

2200
mAh

Removable

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
5"
TFT

1080x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

Removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

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04 Advantages Blu Studio 5.3 II D540

Studio 5.3 II D540 vs Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT LCD IPS vs TFT LCD
 6%6%
+Larger screen
5.3" vs 5"
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light Dual LED flash vs LED flash
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM vs Not supported

23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295 vs Studio 5.3 II D540
 122%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.9Ghz 32bit Quad-Core vs 1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 3X (times)100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3 vs 512MB LPDDR2
 5X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11.2GB user available) vs 4GB (2GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
 37%37%
+Lighter
153 grams (5.36 ounces) vs 210 grams (7.35 ounces)
 19%19%
+Thinner
9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches) vs 10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)
 3X (times)100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixels vs 540 x 960 pixels
 112%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPI vs 208 PPI
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera vs Not supported
 8%8%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 megapixels vs 2 megapixels
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) vs HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Advantage+Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is newer and safer Android 5.0.1 Lollipop vs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
 18%18%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2600 mAh vs 2200 mAh
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G HSUPA
 13X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the device Barometer vs Not supported
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Active noise cancellation vs Not supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable Micro-B USB - MHL-2 vs Not supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac vs 802.11 b/g/n
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 3.0 version
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices NFC vs Not supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Gorilla Glass 2 vs Not supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example Waterproof (IPxx certified) vs Not supported

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Model and physical features Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Brand BluSamsung
Model Studio 5.3 II D540Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Also known as BLU Studio 5.3 2 D540i, Blu Studio 5.3 II D540aSamsung Galaxy S4 Active i9295, Galaxy GT-i9295 S4 Active
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredVarious (International)
Release date February, 2013June, 2013
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 10.8 millimeters (0.43 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height) 77 x 150 millimeters (3.03 x 5.91 in)71.3 x 139.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.5 in)
Weight 210 grams (7.35 ounces)153 grams (5.36 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS) Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Operating system Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware update feature not registeredAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
Hardware Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - MediaTek MT657732bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
CPU processor 1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.9Ghz Quad-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controller PowerVR SGX531Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM memory 512MB LPDDR22GB LPDDR3
Internal storage 4GB (2GB user available)16GB (11.2GB user available)
External storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Display Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Display type TFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size 5.3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio ~67% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution 540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 208 PPI441 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Not supportedGorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and data Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM card 1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G network UMTS D540a: 850/1900 - D540i: 850/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G network Not supportedLTE Cat3 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
Data network GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
2G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum speed download 7.2 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum speed upload 5.76 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and calling Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Messaging SMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video calling SupportedSupported
Call control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back camera Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Main camera 8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary) HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Flash Dual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Autofocus AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Image stabilization feature not registeredfeature not registered
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detection Face detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR Not supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary camera Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Front camera 2 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution 1600 x 1200 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary) Not supportedFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front flash Not supportedNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimedia Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Radio FMNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formats MP3, WAV, WMA, AACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfaces Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-2
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 3.0 version4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNA feature not registeredSupported
NFC Not supportedSupported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared port Not supportedSupported
Other functions Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Active noise cancellation Not supportedSupported
Vibrating alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browser HTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Flash player SupportedNot supported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features - Colors: Black, White
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Urban Grey
- Dual Shot camera
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- LED notification
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
Power supply and autonomy Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Battery technology Lithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity 2200 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model C766205220Tfeature not registered
Talk time 840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby 49200 minutes | 820 hours | 34.2 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation) Blu Studio 5.3 II D540Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registered0.55 W/Kg (head) | 0.75 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK feature not registered0.264 W/Kg (head) | 0.358 W/Kg (body)

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