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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A) vs Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)

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)0 Advantage Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)vsGalaxy S5 (SM-G900S)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
16GB (10GB user free)vs+32GB (24GB user free)140%
More internal storage for applications and files

57 Common items in both devices
2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
2GB LPDDR3
eMMC 5.0
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
145 grams (5.08 ounces)
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
+50 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
ModelGalaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Other model namesAT&T Galaxy S5 (4G LTE), Samsung PacificGalaxy S5 (SK Telecom), Samsung Pacific
Country or region availableUSA
USA
South Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2014April, 2014
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 4002.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
32GB (24GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7)
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
CallingSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
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 lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
USBMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-2Micro-B USB - MHL-2
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
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
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 days57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900S)
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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