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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One Max

Top 28 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC One Max

anonymous
1921
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 1.7 GHz
47.06% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1612
Higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
373 ppi
15.82% higher pixel density
anonymous
1174
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
4 MP
4x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
628
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
529
Noticeably lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
217 g
72 g lighter
anonymous
500
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
468
Lots thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
10.3 mm
2.20 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
374
Vastly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
237
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
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
622
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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.
anonymous
106
Sizably newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
anonymous
36
Significantly narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
82.5 mm
10 mm narrower
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.
anonymous
-39
Reasonably shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
164.5 mm
22.50 mm shorter
anonymous
-64
Clearly 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
134
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
104
Measurably 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
57
Explicitly 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.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
161
Significantly 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
76
Explicitly 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
57
Notably 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
2472
More battery power
Comment
3300 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
17.86% more battery power
anonymous
1262
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
871
More megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
2 MP
5% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
694
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
596
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
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
334
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
194
Appreciably 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
3
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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