Comparing HTC M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

1. HTC M8

19 Reasons why HTC M8 is better

Comparing HTC M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

1.Modestly higher pixel density
441ppivs 432ppi (Samsung Galaxy S5)
2.Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
5MPvs 2MP (Samsung Galaxy S5)
3.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
4.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
6.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
7.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
8.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
70.6mmvs 72.5mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
10.Shoots 360° panorama
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
11.Bigger pixel size
4µm²vs 1.25µm² (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
12.Has a dual lens camera
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
13.Front facing speakers
Sound from the speakers is pointed towards your face rather than away from it, allowing for a better listening experience.
14.Screen Latency
Lowest latency scores every achieved on a smartphone AKA NO LAG
15.Htc zoe
it has a lot of camera features which allows you to edit your photos and make them as you want.
16.5MP Wide-Angle Front Facing Camera
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.
17.Built-In Barometer
Great for estimating weather conditions or even for independent scientific research.
18.Has better sound
One M8 has a better sound because it incorporate the system BoomSound
19.Supports Low Power Bluetooth
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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2. Samsung Galaxy S5

36 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S5 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC M8

1.Clearly more battery power
2800mAhvs 2600mAh (HTC M8)
2.Clearly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5GHzvs 4 x 2.3GHz (HTC M8)
3.Vastly bigger screen size
5.1"vs 5" (HTC M8)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Vastly more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 4MP (HTC M8)
145gvs 160g (HTC M8)
6.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
8.1mmvs 9.4mm (HTC M8)
8.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
9.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
10.Significantly better video recording quality
2,160 x 30fpsvs 1,080 x 30fps (HTC M8)
11.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
142mmvs 146.4mm (HTC M8)
13.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
14.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
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.
15.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
16.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
17.Significantly higher GeekBench result
942vs 921 (HTC M8)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
18.Sizably newer USB version
3vs 2 (HTC M8)
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
19.Appreciably less body volume
83cm³vs 97cm³ (HTC M8)
20.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (HTC M8)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
21.Smart stay
the screen switchws off if you are not looking at it
22.Ultra Power Saving
10% of the battery can standby up to 1 day
23.Super AMOLED display
Super AMOLED screen relatively more power efficient than the IPS, TFT and LCD screens
24.Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit
25.Multi Window
26.Selective Focus
You can set the blur effect with selective focus
27.S Finder
Search and find any thing you want in your device
28.Multi Windows
You can open many applications in one screen with multi windows
29.IP67 certified
Water resistant and dust proof
30.Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.
31.Has extra touch sensitivety
Beacuse you can use the samsung with gloves on whereas on the other you cannot
32.Turbo camera cannot be remove from lock screed
Owners can't protect the photo content on their phone
33.TSP Hovering
Interactions with screen without even touching it. Finger levitating few cm over screen can control certain things on the device like Video Player, S Apps, Contacts preview and more
34.IR support
Allows phone to replace AV remotes
35.Its back
on the S to the S5 you can take off the back cover unlike the S6
36.Recetion is far better with the galaxy.
two phones sitting side by side in dodger stadium one can make a calls to other patrons in the ballpark one phone cannot reach 3 sections and 20 rows down. ( the iPhone )
Samsung Galaxy S5
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