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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 XSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

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04PointsSamsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 X
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)vsGalaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
+2.5GHz 32bit Quad-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.9GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
+5.1"2%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(back) 16MP24%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+1/2.6" inches19%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAdvantage
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2800 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
16GB (10GB available)vs+16GB60%
More internal storage for applications and files
145 grams (5.08 ounces)vs+130 grams (4.55 ounces)12%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
432 PPIvs+441 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)

38 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+31 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
ModelGalaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Other model namesAT&T Galaxy S5 (4G LTE), Samsung PacificAT&T Galaxy S4 i337 (4G LTE)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date4/11/20144/27/2013
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)69.8 x 136.6 millimeters (2.75 x 5.38 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)130 grams (4.55 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
System versionAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.5GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.9GHz Quad-Core Krait 300
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzQualcomm Adreno 320
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.0
16GB
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17)LTE Cat3 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.14µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-2Micro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Humidity
Proximity sensor
Temperature
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy21 hours17 hours
Standby960 hours (40 days)350 hours (14.6 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- Colors: Black Mist
- Dual Shot camera
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Dropbox (50GB)
- Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-i337 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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