Top 36 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Top 22 Reasons for the HTC M8

 
 
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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC M8

Top 36 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC M8

3551
A tad more battery power
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2800 mAh
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2600 mAh
7.69% more battery power

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2867
A little faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
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4 x 2.3 GHz
8.70% faster CPU clock speed

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2010
A little bit bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
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5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1751
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
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16 MP
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4 MP
4x more megapixels (photo)

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1008
Somewhat lighter
Comment
145 g
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160 g
15 g lighter

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973
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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854
Thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.30 mm thinner

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822
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.

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651
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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536
Explicitly better video recording quality
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2160 x 30 fps
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1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality

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342
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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276
A little bit shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
146.4 mm
4.40 mm shorter

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260
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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255
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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247
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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229
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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203
Higher GeekBench result
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942
vs
921
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)

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166
Clearly newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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88
Less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
97 cm³
16.87% less body volume

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Suraj Singh
11
Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Mayschell Mahammed
10
Smart stay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The screen switchws off if you are not looking at it

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Mayschell Mahammed
8
Ultra Power Saving
Comment
Yes
vs
No
10% of the battery can standby up to 1 day

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Mody Osama Os
8
Finger Print
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Mayschell Mahammed
7
Super AMOLED display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Super AMOLED screen relatively more power efficient than the IPS, TFT and LCD screens

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Mayschell Mahammed
4
Selective Focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can set the blur effect with selective focus

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Mayschell Mahammed
3
Heart Rate Monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit

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Top 22 Reasons for the

HTC M8

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

2430
Marginally higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density

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1422
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
5 MP
vs
2 MP
2.50x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1052
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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879
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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645
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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557
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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534
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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437
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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347
A little narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.90 mm narrower

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290
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.

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225
Distinctly bigger pixel size
Comment
4 µm²
vs
1.25 µm²
2.75 µm² 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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177
Has a dual lens camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual lens camera enables you to adjust the focus on your photos, for example you may want to sharpen the subject and soften the background. It also improves the camera's low light performance.

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Brent Friar
37
Front facing speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Sound from the speakers is pointed towards your face rather than away from it, allowing for a better listening experience.

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Adam Ragels
22
Screen Latency
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lowest latency scores every achieved on a smartphone AKA NO LAG

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Shah Alam Khan
12
Htc zoe
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has a lot of camera features which allows you to edit your photos and make them as you want.

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Jeb Eldridge
11
5MP Wide-Angle Front Facing Camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Disregarding megapixels, the wide-angle architecture of the lens lets you fit more people into the picture you are taking with the front facing camera.

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Liam Carroll
9
Better feel in the hand
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The HTC one m8 may carry a bit more weight but it feels like a life of jewelry in your hand the weight is nice it give the device substance in the hand.

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Alejandro Torres
8
Has better sound
Comment
Yes
vs
No
One M8 has a better sound because it incorporate the system BoomSound

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Filip Najdoski
8
Stereo Recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better Sound

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Jeb Eldridge
8
Built-In Barometer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Great for estimating weather conditions or even for independent scientific research.

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Jeb Eldridge
7
Supports Low Power Bluetooth
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Integrated is a new low-power Bluetooth controller module that uses significantly less battery with compatible devices such as the Fitbit or iBeacon-Like applications.

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Daniel Marin
3
Amazing built in amp
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very loud and clear in headphones.

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