54points

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

49points

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
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49
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 Active better than Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4?

  • 21g lighter
    151gvs172g
  • 0.6mm thinner
    9.1mmvs9.7mm
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • 2mm narrower
    71.3mmvs73.3mm
  • 6.5mm shorter
    139.7mmvs146.2mm
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Has manual exposure

Why is Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4 better than Samsung Galaxy S4 Active?

  • 7.69% more battery power
    2800mAhvs2600mAh
  • 1.63x more megapixels (main camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • 2.5x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2MP
  • 1.5x faster downloads
    150MBits/svs100MBits/s
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 13.64% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.9 vs2.2f
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.1mm

9.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

151g

172g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

71.3mm

73.3mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

139.7mm

146.2mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

729 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

441ppi

294ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

5"

5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB)

4 (Samsung Exynos 7570)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

5.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Cameras

1.megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Nokia 8.1

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

2MP

5MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.2

f/1.9

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

For example

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

Battery

1.battery power

2600mAh

2800mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.has a 24p cinema mode
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.has a dedicated Facebook key
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

4.Is a system camera
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

5.has or is a prime lens
Samsung Galaxy S4 Active
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

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