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Apple iPhone 5 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 27 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 64GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

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1348
Higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
267 ppi
22.10% higher pixel density
anonymous
613
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
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
493
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
447
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
385
Considerably lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
183 g
71 g lighter
anonymous
368
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
anonymous
325
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
169
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
151
Significantly more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
151
Appreciably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
132
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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
113
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
708
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
68
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
67
Sizably higher memory bandwidth
Comment
8.5 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
2.10 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Ron Lo
0
Htc one s is better- 1 reason
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Htc one s have touch autofocus not none
Alfred Attard
-1
Super ex pensive
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The price of the i phone you buy 2 920 or 3
anonymous
-66
Vastly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
80.5 mm
21.90 mm narrower
anonymous
-136
Considerably less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
2.07x less body volume
anonymous
-158
Substantially shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
151.1 mm
27.30 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
72
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
44
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
13
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
77
Vastly higher ram speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
400 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
61
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
anonymous
45
Considerably more memory bandwidth
Comment
8.5 GB/s
vs
6.4 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
46
Explicitly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
46
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
33
Substantially newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3
anonymous
61
Substantially higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.0255 TFLOPS
vs
0.02 TFLOPS
0.01 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Apple iPhone 5 64GB is better than Samsung Galaxy Note 2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 31 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 64GB

anonymous
2129
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
2.15x more battery power
anonymous
1627
Sizably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.6 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.46x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1168
Way more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1051
Plenty bigger screen size
Comment
5.5 "
vs
4 "
37.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
962
Considerably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
775
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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
687
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
610
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
515
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
494
Has stereo speakers
Comment
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
384
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
355
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
348
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
331
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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
324
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
106
Explicitly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.95 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.23 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
94
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.23 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.95 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
75
Explicitly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.17 W/kg
vs
0.95 W/kg
0.78 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
Aiden Richardson
43
Has a stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
anonymous
345
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
309
Supports widgets
Comment
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
224
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
107
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
81
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
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
78
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
71
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
65
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
35
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
48
Substantially more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
anonymous
96
Vastly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
266 MHz
267 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is better than Apple iPhone 5 64GB because...

Yes
vs
No

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