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Samsung Galaxy S5

16 GB Europe
SM-G901F

Samsung Galaxy S4

TDD LTE
GT-I9507
Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy S4
Global Score
8.378.41
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 4.4.2Android 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2
2014-06-232013-03-14
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches
5.11 ounces4.59 ounces
Black, Blue, Gold, Red and WhiteBlack, Blue, Red and White
PlasticPolycarbonate
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 165.00 at Amazon$ 160.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.2 inches5 inches
1440 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Super AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
424 pixels per inch441 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.97.9
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T chipset
Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processorKrait 300 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB (800 MHz) RAM
Adreno 420 (500 MHz) GPUAdreno 320 (400 MHz) GPU
8.648.19
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.825.4
Camera
16.00 MP + 2.10 MP13.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.20 aperture
--31.00mm focal length
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor0.33 inches (1/3.06") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
8.697.59
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
SIMMicro SIM
8.89.4
Battery Life
2800mAh Li-Ion Battery2600mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
--17 hours talk time
4.244.48
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red portInfra-red port
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Galaxy S4 is a bit better than the Samsung Galaxy S5, with a overall score of 8.41 against 8.37. Even though Galaxy S4 is older than the Samsung Galaxy S5, it's construction is somewhat lighter and just a bit thinner. Both of these phones work with the same Android 4.4.2 OS, so you shouldn't perceive any differences regarding that.

Galaxy S4 features a screen that's very similar to Samsung Galaxy S5's screen, because although the Galaxy S4 has a little bit smaller display and a bit lower resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, it also counts with a little better pixels density. Samsung Galaxy S4 counts with a superior storage to install applications and games than Galaxy S5, because although it has a SD memory slot that holds a maximum of 64 GB against 128 GB, it also counts with 64 GB internal memory capacity.

Galaxy S5 has a little better hardware performance than Samsung Galaxy S4, and although they both have a Quad-Core CPU and 2 GB of RAM memory, the Galaxy S5 also has a much better 500 megahertz GPU. Galaxy S4 has just a little better battery lifetime than Galaxy S5, although it has just 2600mAh of battery capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S5 features a superior camera than Galaxy S4, and although they both have a F2.2 aperture, the Samsung Galaxy S5 also has a camera with a better 16 mega pixels resolution, a bigger back-facing camera sensor providing a better image quality and a much better video quality.

Despite of being the best phone in our current comparisson, the Galaxy S4 is also cheap compared to the Galaxy S5, which makes this phone a very good choice.