• 5" (1920x1080) TFT LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 600 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh
  • 5.1" (2560x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3500 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
ProductGalaxy S4 Active (2013), Price: 140 USD at AmazonGalaxy S6 Active (2015), Price: 249 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1920x1080 TFT LCD 5.1" 2560x1440 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP (Primary)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2-MP
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 600 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
Battery2600 mAh3500 mAh
DesignIP67, 153g (5.4oz), 139.7x71.3x9.1 mm (5.50 x 2.81 x 0.36 inches)IP Rating, 170g (6oz), 146.8x73.4x8.6 mm (5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$140$249
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
TypeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5"5.1"
Display/Body Ratio69.2%66.5%
Resolution1920x10802560x1440
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI576 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 2Gorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Megapixel8-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time17 hours24 hours
Music Playback Time57 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Processor BrandQualcommSamsung
Processor NameSnapdragon 600Exynos 7420 Octa
Processor ModelAPQ8064T
Processor # Cores44
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.9 GHz1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB3GB
Internal Storage Options16GB64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDNone
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.2.2Android 5.0.2
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
  • MHL
SAR US Head0.55 W/Kg1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.75 W/Kg1.58 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.26 W/Kg0.48 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.36 W/Kg0.42 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S4 ActiveGalaxy S6 Active
Multimedia Features
  • IR
  • Java
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • FLAC
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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