Top 27 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S

Top 53 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S5

 
 
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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Top 27 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

1074
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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1052
Amply lighter
Comment
112g
vs
145g
33g lighter

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888
Somewhat thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
8.1mm
0.50mm thinner

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727
Notably more internal storage
Comment
64GB
vs
32GB
32GB more internal storage

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635
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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549
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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448
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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371
Substantially narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
72.5mm
13.90mm narrower

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297
Reasonably shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
142mm
18.20mm shorter

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292
Considerably 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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225
Distinctly bigger pixel size
Comment
2.25µm²
vs
1.25µm²
1µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.

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206
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
942
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)

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189
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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142
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.

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100
Clearly less body volume
Comment
55.1cm³
vs
83cm³
1.51x less body volume

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64
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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Mehdi Har
3
IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Do Minh Domink
2
120 fps video
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record slow motion video

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Ravi Jandhyala
2
TELL US THE REASON
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Otto Werse
1
Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated switch to toggle silent mode can be very useful, because you don't have to get the device out of your pocket to toggle it, and can always be sure that there will be no interruptions in meetings etc.

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Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A7
98
Explicitly wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

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Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
141
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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83
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

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57
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
99
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
Top 2 Reasons for iOS 7.0
143
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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110
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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Apple iPhone 5S is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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No

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Top 53 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

3628
Measurably more battery power
Comment
2800mAh
vs
1570mAh
1.78x more battery power

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2937
Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5GHz
vs
2 x 1.3GHz
3.85x faster CPU clock speed

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2489
Amply higher pixel density
Comment
432ppi
vs
326ppi
32.52% higher pixel density

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2053
A lot bigger screen size
Comment
5.1"
vs
4"
27.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1784
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16MP
vs
8MP
2x more megapixels (photo)

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1724
Much more RAM memory
Comment
2GB
vs
1GB
1GB more RAM memory

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1677
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080px
vs
1136x640px
2.85x higher resolution

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1463
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2MP
vs
1.2MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1391
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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1105
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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985
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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841
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.

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704
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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683
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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667
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
150MBits/s
vs
100MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads

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665
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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588
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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549
Considerably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30fps
vs
1080 x 30fps
2x better video recording quality

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479
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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449
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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370
Has an ultra power save mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

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351
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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262
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

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250
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.

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236
Has a heart rate monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

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Suraj Singh
11
Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
761
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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433
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.

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404
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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367
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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322
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.

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313
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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289
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Otto Werse
0
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
329
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
334
Clearly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
578MHz
vs
450MHz
128MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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