Top 48 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S

Top 20 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S2

 
 
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Top 48 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

2878
A bit faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
8.33% faster CPU clock speed

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2436
Considerably higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
218 ppi
49.54% higher pixel density

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1645
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution

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1053
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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1011
Modestly lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
116 g
4 g lighter

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857
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.90 mm thinner

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715
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage

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656
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads

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631
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.

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535
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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.

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439
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.

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348
Distinctly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
66.1 mm
7.50 mm narrower

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309
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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.

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291
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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285
Notably 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.

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277
A shade shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
125.3 mm
1.50 mm shorter

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269
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version

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266
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.

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261
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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256
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.

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249
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

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220
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.

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214
Sizably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads

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211
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.

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209
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.

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182
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.

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No
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160
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

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136
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.

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Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
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107
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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105
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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105
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

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103
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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96
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
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313
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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141
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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116
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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108
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

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93
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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62
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Top 20 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

3560
Slightly more battery power
Comment
1650 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
5.10% more battery power

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2017
Marginally bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1427
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1366
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.

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1084
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.

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976
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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696
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.

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678
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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648
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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576
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.

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470
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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108
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

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Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Possibility of using the Origami exclusive case
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Origami case can be folded in both positions, horizontal and vertical. It protects the ereader and allows you to set the better position for reading, watching videos... etc.

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Edwan
2
Not Support Update Software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Make you exhausted for the Android

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Vaiva Rimkute
1
Lg g3 stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung grand 2

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Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
365
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.

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309
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.

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284
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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273
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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