Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Top 25 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Note 2

anonymous
677
Higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
267 ppi
22.10% higher pixel density
anonymous
319
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
278
Direct updates by OS vendor
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
237
Noticeably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
141
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
111
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
97
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
96
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
anonymous
88
Vastly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
85
Significantly lighter
112 g
vs
183 g
71 g lighter
anonymous
80
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
71
Significantly more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
62
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
61
Higher GeekBench result
1347
vs
478
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
32
Supports 64-bit
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.
Ricky Wainwright
29
120fps HD slow-motion video capture
Yes
vs
No
Slo-Mo video in hi-def with a simple interface for editing allows for excellent quality shots of high speed video footage.
anonymous
25
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
6
Has AF tracking
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.
Florence Collins
4
Front camera has BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Pavide Darenti
3
Has a processor dedicated to fitness app
Yes
vs
No
Better for those who like sports
Loling Cheekangchen
-1
Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
Varun Shanbhag
-4
Authentic and Safe
Yes
vs
No
Piracy/Hacking is difficult in iPhone
Aiden Richardson
-6
Supports Square credit card reader
Yes
vs
No
This smartphone attachment from Square means that you can receive credit card payments using your device. It can be useful for small businesses etc, so you don't miss out on sales if customers aren't carrying cash.
Silviu Dumitru
-6
Better build quality & silent button
Yes
vs
No
It's from aluminium and that silent button is very useful
Rudy Kalkbasepijpje
-7
Some iPhone reasons are coming from Apple fanboys and girls.
Yes
vs
No
Because they make no sense in comparison.
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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 28 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
1081
Considerably more battery power
3100 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
1.97x more battery power
anonymous
842
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.6 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.46x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
633
A lot more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
578
Significantly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
476
Lots bigger screen size
5.5 "
vs
4 "
37.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
448
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
345
Has branded damage resistant glass
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
289
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
266
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
245
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
224
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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
202
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
196
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
187
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
131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Aiden Richardson
13
Has a stylus
Yes
vs
No
A stylus lets you draw on the screen and take notes like with a pen
Ameer Panoor
-8
3g video calling
Yes
vs
No
Iphone not support to 3g video calling
Ameer Panoor
-10
Blue tooth trancfer
Yes
vs
No
Iphone 5s not support blue tooth trancfers to other brand
Bruno Silva
-13
NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC for fastest sharing
Sameed Abdur Rehman
-23
Best camera app
Yes
vs
No
With cool panorama feature
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 12 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Aiden Richardson
197
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
166
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Christalyn Britton
24
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Maty Sanchez
2
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
-18
Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

Yes
vs
No

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