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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Kyocera Hydro

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs Kyocera Hydro

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S4 Active

4G, Google Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs 1xEV-DO rev. A (3.1 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 32.5x faster)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 480x320 13.5x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 164 PPI More than 2.5x crisper display of text, images and video
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1900 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (90% faster)
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 3.2 MP Take photos with 2.5x more detail for larger prints
Internal storage Significantly more internal storage 16 GB vs 2 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 3.5" Around 90% larger screen
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 30% thinner
RAM Slightly more memory (RAM) 2048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more RAM, typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Kyocera Hydro

Reasons to consider the Hydro

3G, Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Weight Lighter 120 g vs 151 g More than 20% lighter

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Thickness Thin
S4 Active:9 mm
Hydro:13 mm
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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