Galaxy S4 Active VS Nexus S

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has better specifications than the Google Nexus S

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active VS Google Nexus S

 
Galaxy S4 Active Nexus S
 
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active and the Google Nexus S are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Galaxy S4 Active is thinner at 9.1mm
0
The Nexus S is thicker at 10.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Galaxy S4 Active has a greater cubic volume of 1416274.234375
2
The Nexus S has a smaller cubic volume of 1340137.96875
Less Weight
0
The Galaxy S4 Active heavier at 151 grams
2
The Nexus S lighter at 129 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Galaxy S4 Active features a bigger 5" display
0
The Nexus S features a smaller 4.0" display
Pixel Density
2
The Galaxy S4 Active has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
0
The Nexus S has lower pixel density at 233 ppi
Newer
1
The Galaxy S4 Active is newer and was released on 06/2013
0
The Nexus S is older and was released on 12/2010
Standby Time
0
The Galaxy S4 Active can last less around 285 hours
1
The Nexus S can last more around 712 hours
Talk Time
0
The Galaxy S4 Active can last less around 12 hours
2
The Nexus S can last more around 14 hours
Camera
2
The Nexus S has a 8mp camera
0
The Nexus S has a 5mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active and the Google Nexus S to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has better specifications than the Google Nexus S. Note that the Galaxy S4 Active has 16 GB internal storage compared to 16 GB internal storage found in the Nexus S currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active or the Google Nexus S

Availability

Announced on
June 2013 December 2010
Available
July 2013 December 2010

Battery

Capacity
2600 mAh 1500 mAh
Standby Time
285 hours 712 hours
Talk Time
12 hours 14 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithum Ion

CPU

Core #
4 -
Speed
1.9GHz 1GHz
Type
Qualcomm APQ8064 T Snapdragon 600 Cortex A8 (Hummingbird)

Camera

Main
8mp (3264x2448) 5mp (2560x1920)
Secondary
2048x1536 640x480
Video
1080p 720x480

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 2.1 + EDR
EDGE
Class 32, 236.8 kbits -
GPRS
Class 32, 88 kbps -
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps - HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps -
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1080 pixels 480x800 pixels
Size
5 inches 4.0 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 1700, 2100
4G Network
LTE Cat3 -
Alias
SGH-i537 for AT&T Samsung I9020, i9023 S-LCD
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Call record
Unlimited Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 64GB -
Internal
16 GB 16 GB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries Unlimited entries
Ram
2 GB 512MB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.2.2 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
Accelerometer Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Digital... -

Size and Weight

Depth
9.1 mm (0.35 inches) 10.9 mm (0.43 inches)
Height
139.7 mm (5.45 inches) 124.9 mm (4.87 inches)
Weight
151 grams (5.3 ounces) 129 grams (4.5 ounces)
Width
71.3 mm (2.78 inches) 63.0 mm (2.46 inches)