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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC M8

Top 21 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC M8

anonymous
2470
A little bit more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
7.69% more battery power
anonymous
1920
A little bit faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.3 GHz
8.70% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1260
A little 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
1173
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
4 MP
4x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
627
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
570
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
528
Marginally lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
160 g
15 g lighter
anonymous
466
Thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.30 mm thinner
anonymous
424
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
373
Sizably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
208
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
168
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
162
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
138
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
134
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
124
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.
Julian Hughes
12
Has an IR blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IR blaster allows to use our smartphone as a remote for a wide range of devices.
Paul Ligeti
6
USB port charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No need for a proprietary charger, micro USB cables are everywhere to be found unlike Apples proprietary charging cable.
David Clark
4
Has download booster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Download booster allows you to use wifi and mobile data to speed up downloads
anonymous
-39
Somewhat shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
146.4 mm
4.40 mm shorter
anonymous
-64
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
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Top 23 Reasons for the

HTC M8

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
1611
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density
anonymous
871
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
5 MP
vs
2 MP
2.50x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
693
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
584
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
387
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
380
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
333
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
278
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
202
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
194
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
157
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
35
A little narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.90 mm narrower
Adam Ragels
16
Screen Latency
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lowest latency scores every achieved on a smartphone AKA NO LAG
Jeb Eldridge
7
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.
Ibrahim Ziad Abubaker
5
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
Ryan Hlomador
5
Aluminium build
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Made from aluminium
Shah Alam Khan
5
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
5
Advanced Touchscreen Technologies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Patented touchscreen technologies work even with gloves on.
Liam Carroll
4
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
4
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.
Kshitij Gupta
4
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
Filip Najdoski
4
Stereo Recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better Sound
Jeb Eldridge
4
Built-In Barometer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Great for estimating weather conditions or even for independent scientific research.

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

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vs
No

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