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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S5 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 mini X20Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 Active X05Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
4.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2.1mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W
Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WvsGalaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
 79%79%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1.5GB LPDDR3
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 2%2%
+Thinner
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 33%33%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
432 PPIvs326 PPI
 13%13%
+Larger screen
5.1"vs4.5"
 99%99%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 9%9%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.2 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
 33%33%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2800 mAhvs2100 mAh
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-2vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DSvsGalaxy S5 Active SM-G870W
 9%9%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (12GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
 42%42%
+Lighter
120 grams (4.2 ounces)vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (front-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

27 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
(front) 2.1MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
4.0 version A2DP
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
Waterproof (IPxx certified) / IP67 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
ModelGalaxy S5 Active SM-G870WGalaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Also known asBell Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870W for CanadaGalaxy S5 mini SM-G800H/Dual-sim 3G, Samsung Atlantic
Country or region availableCanadaLatin AmericaBrazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2014July, 2014
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 145.3 millimeters (2.89 x 5.72 in)64.8 x 131.1 millimeters (2.55 x 5.16 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)IP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3470 (28nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4001.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzARM Mali-400 MP4 450Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (11GB user available)16GB (12GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Main camera16 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Front camera2.1 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-2Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Camo Green, Titanium Grey, Ruby Red
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- Picture-taking during video recording
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min
- MIL-STD-810G certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
- Colors: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- Panorama photo
- S-Voice
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standby28800 minutes | 480 hours | 20 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S5 Active SM-G870WSamsung Galaxy S5 mini Duos SM-G800H/DS
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.65 W/Kg (head) | 1.09 W/Kg (body)1.07 W/Kg (head) | 0.95 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.667 W/Kg (head) | 0.451 W/Kg (body)0.693 W/Kg (head) | 0.544 W/Kg (body)