Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC M8

Top 22 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC M8

anonymous
2728
A little more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
7.69% more battery power
anonymous
2175
Slightly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.3 GHz
8.70% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1454
A bit bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1323
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
4 MP
4x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
732
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
656
A bit lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
160 g
15 g lighter
anonymous
642
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
562
Thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
490
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.
anonymous
407
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
242
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
192
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.
anonymous
189
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.
anonymous
168
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
167
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
921
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
149
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.
anonymous
66
Modestly shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
146.4 mm
4.40 mm shorter
Angus T Bruce
6
Has Bluetooth 3.0 not airplay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Much more devices support bluetooth. apple's airplay is only for apple devices and is not compatible with many car head units, televisions, laptops, etc. which use bluetooth.
Singh
5
Has super amoled screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Super amoled screens are more black.
Diego Rodríguez
3
Google maps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better turn by turn directions than apple maps
Valerio Montieri
2
More functions like irda
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-11
Less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
97 cm³
16.87% less body volume

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than HTC M8 because...

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vs
No

Top 26 Reasons for the

HTC M8

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
1834
A tad higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density
anonymous
1026
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
5 MP
vs
2 MP
2.50x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
787
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
676
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.
anonymous
454
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
434
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
407
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
328
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.
anonymous
229
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.
anonymous
206
Substantially 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.
anonymous
164
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.
anonymous
123
Slightly narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.90 mm narrower
Adam Ragels
20
Screen Latency
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lowest latency scores every achieved on a smartphone AKA NO LAG
Brent Friar
13
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.
Ryan Hlomador
11
Aluminium build
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Made from aluminium
Shah Alam Khan
9
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.
Jeb Eldridge
9
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
Jeb Eldridge
9
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.
Jeb Eldridge
8
Built-In Barometer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Great for estimating weather conditions or even for independent scientific research.
Ibrahim Ziad Abubaker
7
Attractive and catch the eyes
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With its build quality no one cant stop looking at your hand wen you are holding and using the phone
Kshitij Gupta
7
Htc one has a metal unibody with 90% aluminum
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It feels good. Sturdy in the [url] definitely gives a premium look to the phone
Liam Carroll
6
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.
Jeb Eldridge
6
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.
Filip Najdoski
6
Stereo Recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better Sound
Alejandro Torres
3
Has better sound
Comment
Yes
vs
No
One M8 has a better sound because it incorporate the system BoomSound
Daniel Marin
2
Amazing built in amp
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very loud and clear in headphones.

HTC M8 is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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vs
No

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