A little bit more battery power
3.23% more battery power
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
4 x 1.6 GHz
43.75% faster CPU clock speed
Notably higher pixel density
45.32% higher pixel density
A little bit bigger screen size
3.64% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
More RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Sizably higher resolution
2.25x higher resolution
Way more megapixel (photo, front camera)
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
A tad lighter
15 g lighter
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
1.10 mm thinner
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Noticeably better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
A little bit narrower
1.50 mm narrower
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Has a CMOS sensor
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.
Supports slow motion video recording
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
Significantly higher memory bandwidth
6.40 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Less body volume
15.45% less body volume
For easy multitasking and drawing
The S-Pen gives the user a great way to muktitask and input handwritten notes faster than they could type them, which in turn boosts the productivity of the phone.
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