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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One S

Top 41 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to HTC One S

anonymous
2210
Significantly more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
1.70x more battery power
anonymous
1686
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
3.33x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1405
Significantly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
234 ppi
1.85x higher pixel density
anonymous
1209
Way more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1097
Bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
4.3 "
18.60% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1003
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
8 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
990
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
960x540 px
4x higher resolution
anonymous
800
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
715
Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
539
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
479
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
462
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
3.57x faster downloads
anonymous
383
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
354
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
335
Sizably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
330
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
190
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
171
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
164
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
163
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
153
Notably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
151
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
143
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
121
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
114
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
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Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
77
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
74
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
65
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
52
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
48
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
47
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
46
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
361
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
213
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
121
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Karthik Thangavelu
9
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

HTC One S

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
509
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
412
Lighter
Comment
119.5 g
vs
145 g
25.50 g lighter
anonymous
389
Modestly thinner
Comment
7.8 mm
vs
8.1 mm
0.30 mm thinner
anonymous
336
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
92
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
anonymous
75
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Alexander Pertuz
-1
Fotografias en rafagas
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Se puede tomar muchas fotos en rafaga
Alexander Pertuz
-1
Conexión compartida de internet
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Se puede conecta a la pc por usb cuando no hay wifi
David Hughes Welshy
-1
You can have dirint launcher screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
If you get sick of the same screen all the time you can change it
Shivan Tee
-3
Cool HTC Apps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Some of them are better than the default Android apps
Shivan Tee
-4
Cool Wallpapers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Beautiful wallpapers from HTC
Shivan Tee
-4
HTC Sense Launcher
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It looks better than the default launcher
Shivan Tee
-4
Really good contact manager
Comment
Yes
vs
No
One of the best contact manager apps
anonymous
-44
Notably narrower
Comment
65 mm
vs
72.5 mm
7.50 mm narrower
anonymous
-125
Less body volume
Comment
68.3 cm³
vs
83 cm³
21.52% less body volume
anonymous
-138
Shorter
Comment
130.9 mm
vs
142 mm
11.10 mm shorter

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

Yes
vs
No

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