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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 46 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

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Modestly faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
8.33% faster CPU clock speed
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1241
Sizably higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
218 ppi
49.54% higher pixel density
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899
Appreciably higher resolution
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
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567
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.
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471
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.
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406
Appreciably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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331
A tad lighter
112 g
vs
116 g
4 g lighter
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323
Clearly more internal storage
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
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318
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.90 mm thinner
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299
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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.
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215
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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174
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.
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158
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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153
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
143
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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141
Measurably 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
138
Noticeably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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129
Vastly smaller semiconductor size
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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127
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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122
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.
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99
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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99
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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94
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
94
Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
61
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.
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Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
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59
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
55
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
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41
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
40
Has TrustZone
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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39
Has out-of-order execution
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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39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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35
Has AES
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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106
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
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67
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
59
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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39
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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35
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No
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9
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5S is better than Samsung Galaxy S2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 19 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

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1950
Modestly more battery power
1650 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
5.10% more battery power
anonymous
959
A tad bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
728
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.
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625
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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574
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.
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477
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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362
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.
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332
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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331
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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313
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.
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295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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67
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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4
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Yes
vs
No
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1
Not Support Update Software
Yes
vs
No
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Possibility of using the Origami exclusive case
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.
Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 2.3.3–2.3.7 Gingerbread (API level 10)
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302
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
58
Is free and open source
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
53
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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52
Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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31
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Samsung Galaxy S2 is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

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