Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 – Specs and Price Comparison

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It is almost a year since Samsung launched Galaxy 4.

The company has already announced Galaxy S5 and the phone will be released in April 2014. Samsung always tries to offer technical upgrades in successors and this leads to excitement in smartphones users. Let’s see what technologies we might get to see in Galaxy S5 and how different it will be from Galaxy S4.

Why Galaxy S4 Is Considered One of the Best Phones Ever Offered by Samsung?

Many consider Galaxy S4 as one of the best phones in Galaxy lineup. The highlight of the phone is its 5-inches Super AMOLED screen that has a resolution of 1080-by-1920 pixels and a pixel density of 441 pixels-per-inch. The display is protected by Gorilla glass from Corning. One of the major improvements in Galaxy S4 is the camera. Galaxy S4 has a 13 megapixel camera which is far better than its predecessor. Besides LED flash and autofocus feature, Galaxy S4 has some nice features that inspires you to use its camera more often.

The phone support simultaneous shooting of HD videos and clicking images. Other features worth mentioning are smile and face detection, image stabilization and Geo tagging. The smartphone features Jelly Bean Android OS. Its performance is enhanced by a quad-core CPU and a dedicated GPU “PowerVR SGX544MP3”. The phone is fitted with Exynos-5 Octa chipset that provides loads of processing power to applications and sensors in the phone and makes multi-tasking fun. One of the notable characteristics of the Exynos chipset fitted in S4 is its power efficiency which ensures you will not be looking for a power supply socket every now and then to charge your S4.

Will Galaxy S5 Be Better than Galaxy S4?

Successors in Galaxy phone series have always been better and this has raised expectations of Android smartphone users. Galaxy S5 will have a 5.1 inches touch screen. The screen fitted in Galaxy S5 will be a Super AMOLED capacitive display capable of rendering 16 million colors and having a resolution of 1080-by-1920 pixels. Thus, if you compare S4 and S5, there are hardly any noticeable changes in the display of the phone. One of the biggest improvements in S5 is the camera. Galaxy S5 sports a 16 megapixel camera which supports resolution of 5312-by-2988 pixels. One of the new features Galaxy 5 will have is phase detection that is an improvement of the auto focus feature found in its predecessor. Face detection makes camera super fast and you will be able to snap quickly without waiting for the camera to search for the best spot using its auto focus feature. Such premium feature is only available in SLR cameras which are very expensive. Galaxy 5 will also have a better front camera which will allow its users to shoot HD videos. The phone will also have camera features like smile and face detection, HDR, touch focus and Geo tagging that are found in Galaxy S5.

How Costly Is Galaxy S5 in Comparison to Galaxy S4?

The retail price of Galaxy S5 will be approximately $660 while you will be able to get the phone at a lower price of $200 in a 2-year plan from leading carriers. The price of Galaxy S4 is around $422.98.

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