Top 34 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S

Top 27 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy Note 2

 
 
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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 34 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

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Higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
267 ppi
22.10% higher pixel density
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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.
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859
Distinctly lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
183 g
71 g lighter
anonymous
724
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
anonymous
607
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
602
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
387
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
anonymous
255
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
252
Substantially narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
80.5 mm
21.90 mm narrower
anonymous
244
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
227
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
223
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
214
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
201
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
196
Measurably shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
151.1 mm
27.30 mm shorter
anonymous
194
Appreciably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
189
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
anonymous
153
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
123
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
anonymous
59
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
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46
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
114.3 cm³
2.07x less body volume
Tricia Ho
3
Not as wide
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The 5s fits perfectly in my small hands. The 6 is so huge that I can't use it one handed anymore
Do Minh Domink
2
120 fps video
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record slow motion video
Mehdi Har
1
IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
114
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
85
Significantly wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
2
4 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
anonymous
75
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
88
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
73
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
anonymous
53
Noticeably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
anonymous
45
Vastly 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.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
131
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
96
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
30
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Top 27 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

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3188
Explicitly more battery power
Comment
3100 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
1.97x more battery power
anonymous
2581
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.6 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.46x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1775
Reasonably 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
1562
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1489
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
1241
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
1224
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
973
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
874
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
797
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
641
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
620
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
558
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
530
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
417
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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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 9 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
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664
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
394
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
355
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
340
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
272
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
268
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
250
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
243
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
131
Noticeably 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
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280
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
450 MHz
83 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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