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Amazon Fire Phone vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Top 17 Reasons for the

Amazon Fire Phone

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
565
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
482
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
463
Has stereo speakers
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
322
Sizably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
297
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
267
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
33
Displays 3D
Yes
vs
No
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special 3D glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image´s depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.
anonymous
27
Has motion tracking
Yes
vs
No
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures, enabling you to use some features without touching the display.
Dherain Khilnani
2
Has mayday feature
Yes
vs
No
Mayday feature is a free online service by amazon, one can use anytime they want. It is like a guide of the phone
Dherain Khilnani
2
Has 6 cameras
Yes
vs
No
Dherain Khilnani
1
Has the firefly feature
Yes
vs
No
Firefly feature helps you to know any product information.
Dherain Khilnani
1
Has many tilting gestures
Yes
vs
No
Tilting gestures helps you to do many tasks like scrolling the page etc. even without touching the phone
anonymous
-118
Clearly narrower
66.5 mm
vs
72.5 mm
6 mm narrower
anonymous
-196
A tad shorter
139 mm
vs
142 mm
3 mm shorter
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
Anubhav Karanseth
1
Uses Krait 400 instead of A7
Yes
vs
No
The Krait 400 CPU is about 2-3 times faster and optimized than an A7 CPU.
Fire OS 3.5.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Fire OS 3.5.0
anonymous
67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

Amazon Fire Phone is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 53 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Amazon Fire Phone

anonymous
1945
More battery power
2800 mAh
vs
2400 mAh
16.67% more battery power
anonymous
1499
Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
13.64% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1237
Lots higher pixel density
432 ppi
vs
312 ppi
38.46% higher pixel density
anonymous
955
Modestly bigger screen size
5.1 "
vs
4.7 "
8.51% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
894
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
726
Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
476
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
437
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
328
A shade lighter
145 g
vs
160 g
15 g lighter
anonymous
316
Marginally thinner
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
312
Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
311
Wireless charging
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
173
Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
173
Has an ultra power save mode
Yes
vs
No
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.
anonymous
147
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
126
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
121
Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
105
Supports ANT+
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
102
Higher GeekBench result
942
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
98
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
93
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
92
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
90
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
75
Substantially newer USB version
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
anonymous
72
Has a heart rate monitor
Yes
vs
No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
38
Vastly more memory bandwidth
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
28
Significantly faster ISP
465 MHz
vs
320 MHz
145 MHz faster ISP. The Image Signal Processor (ISP) is responsible for processing image data from the camera, such as applying noise reduction, autofocus and correcting mistakes. A faster ISP can allow quicker camera operation and photo processing.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
77
Faster GPU clock speed
578 MHz
vs
550 MHz
28 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 14 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
301
Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Significantly more apps available
1000000
vs
240000
4.17x more apps available
anonymous
105
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
60
Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
58
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
52
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
36
Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
vs
No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
anonymous
30
Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
30
Supports video chat
Yes
vs
No
Eran Machlev
6
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Amazon Fire Phone because...

Yes
vs
No

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