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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 51 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

Acelin Niinq
1
I just love itnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It's first sight love i cant explain
anonymous
1862
A little bit faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
8.33% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1564
Notably higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
218 ppi
49.54% higher pixel density
anonymous
1107
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
800x480 px
1.89x higher resolution
anonymous
683
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
521
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
510
Slightly lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
116 g
4 g lighter
anonymous
493
Noticeably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
451
Thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.90 mm thinner
anonymous
419
Notably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
372
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
324
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.
anonymous
270
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
211
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.
anonymous
185
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
182
Sizably 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
180
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
175
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
163
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
162
Measurably 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.
anonymous
162
Explicitly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
152
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
132
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
130
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
125
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
117
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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vs
No
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anonymous
85
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
72
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.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
54
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
53
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).
anonymous
53
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
51
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.
anonymous
45
Has AES
Comment
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
anonymous
226
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
87
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
71
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
57
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
40
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
19
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
2429
Somewhat more battery power
Comment
1650 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
5.10% more battery power
anonymous
1231
A bit bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
897
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
840
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
710
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
605
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
474
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
441
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
397
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
376
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
368
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
79
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Jurgen Domehl
7
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Marcin Jankowski
1
You can take a screenshot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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1
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.
Edwan
1
Not Support Update Software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Make you exhausted for the Android
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)
anonymous
325
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
152
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
140
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
133
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
49
Sharing menu
Comment
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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