Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One Max

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC One Max

anonymous
2179
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 1.7 GHz
47.06% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1838
Higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
373 ppi
15.82% higher pixel density
anonymous
1324
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
4 MP
4x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
733
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
658
Distinctly lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
217 g
72 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
561
A lot thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
10.3 mm
2.20 mm thinner
anonymous
541
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
492
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
Measurably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
284
Has an ultra power save mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.
anonymous
243
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
193
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
190
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
167
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
622
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
150
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
126
Notably newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
anonymous
125
Substantially narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
82.5 mm
10 mm narrower
anonymous
68
Much shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
164.5 mm
22.50 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
-10
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
139.6 cm³
1.68x less body volume
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
188
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
143
Significantly higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
600 MHz
333 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
75
Considerably more memory bandwidth
Comment
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Ciro Spaciari
0
Snapdragon 801
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The newest and the fastest mobile processor is in the Sony Xperia Z2!
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
217
Explicitly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
578 MHz
vs
400 MHz
178 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
113
Sizably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.148 TFLOPS
vs
0.057 TFLOPS
0.09 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
74
Sizably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
3.2 GPixel/s
0.40 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than HTC One Max because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

HTC One Max

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
2729
More battery power
Comment
3300 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
17.86% more battery power
anonymous
1456
Bigger screen size
Comment
5.9 "
vs
5.1 "
15.69% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1028
More megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
2 MP
5% 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
678
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
661
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
455
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
409
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
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
4
Flip case carries extra 1200mAh of battery power
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Oscar Terence
2
It has an amplifier
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The speakers have a built in amp so they are nice and loud.
Jacob Alexander Berman
1
Better quality photos from the camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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HTC One Max is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

Yes
vs
No

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