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Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S phones. Which is the best phone?

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02 Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB vs 05 Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S

Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB
SpecificationsCompareModelsPictures
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Removable)

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
SpecificationsCompareModels
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S

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 phone! Comment!


02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB

Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBvsGalaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
 1%1%
+Lighter
130 grams (4.55 ounces)vs131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Advantage+Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is newer and saferAndroid 5.0.1 LollipopvsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat

05 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S

Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330SvsGalaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GB
 28%28%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs1.6Ghz 32bit Octa-Core
 178%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
32GB (25GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
Advantage+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhereDigital TVvsNot supported

43 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking2GB LPDDR3
+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
+Thinner7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLED
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution screen1080x1920 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)441 PPI
+Larger screen5"
+Higher resolution main camera(back) 13 megapixels
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensor
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video only main camera
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth1/3.06" inches
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposuref/2.2 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies(front) 2.1 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscope
+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometer
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use2600 mAh
+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHL
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version A2DP
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFC
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBMicroUSB 2.0
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 3
+ 35 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
BrandSamsungSamsung
ModelGalaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBGalaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Also known asSamsung Galaxy S4 3G i9500, Samsung GT-i9500, Samsung AltiusSamsung Galaxy S4 4G LTE-A for Korea, Galaxy S4 GT-i9506
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredSouth Korea
Release dateApril, 2013August, 2013
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.8 x 136.6 millimeters (2.75 x 5.38 in)69.8 x 136.6 millimeters (2.75 x 5.38 in)
Weight130 grams (4.55 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A15
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX544 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)32GB (25GB user available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 850/1800
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Main camera13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
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 S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro-B USB - MHL
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/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: White Frost, Black Mist
- Dual Shot camera
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Dropbox (50GB)
- Colors: Arctic blue, Aurora red
- Dual Shot camera
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Dropbox (50GB)
- T-DMB TV (it doesnt work in USA, only Korea)
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby22200 minutes | 370 hours | 15.4 days21000 minutes | 350 hours | 14.6 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-i9500 16GBSamsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A SHV-E330S
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.85 W/Kg (head) | 1.55 W/Kg (body)0.518 W/Kg (head) | 0.744 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.421 W/Kg (head) | 0.543 W/Kg (body)0.439 W/Kg (head) | 0.309 W/Kg (body)

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