bq Aquaris 5 HD VS. Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: bq Aquaris 5 HD VS. Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
7.1
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
2.6
5.2
Performance & Hardware
2.1
4.1
Camera
2.6
6.1
Connectivity
1.8
5.8
Battery
2.7
3.4

Basics

Brand

Brand
BQ
Aliases
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Galaxy S IV I9500, SPH-L720, SGH-I337, SCH-I545, SGH-M919, SCH-R970

Release Date

Release date
December 2013, 5 years ago
March 2013, 6 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.0 mm
142.0 mm
9.9 mm
69.8 mm
136.6 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
170 g
130 g
Usable surface
68 %
72 %
Materials
Plastic
-
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
294 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes



Prototypes
bq Aquaris 5 HD
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
Print 3D Model

Photos

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
MediaTek MT6589
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410
CPU
ARM Cortex-A7
4x 1.6GHz Cortex-A15+ 4x 1.2GHz Cortex-A7
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.2 GHz
1.6 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR SGX544
PowerVR SGX544 MP3

RAM

RAM
1 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
15.170
Antutu v5, Overall performance better than 7% of devices
37.571
Overall performance better than 51% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Humidity
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Thermometer

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
12.8 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.136 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
f/2.2
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
Slow Motion Video
No
30 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
1.2 Mpx
2.1 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
-
-
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BNEP (Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • SAP/SIM/rSAP (SIM Access Profile)
  • SDP (Service Discovery Protocol)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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0.421 W/Kg on head
0.543 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
0.850 W/Kg on head
1.550 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2100 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable
Removable
Wireless charging

Software

Operating System
Android 4.2
Android 4.4 KitKat

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