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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G2

Top 38 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to LG G2

anonymous
1510
Slightly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.26 GHz
10.62% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1243
A bit higher pixel density
432 ppi
vs
423 ppi
2.13% higher pixel density
anonymous
899
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
729
Has an external memory slot
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
477
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
439
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
406
Vastly faster downloads
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
333
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
319
Marginally thinner
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
313
Wireless charging
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
175
Has an ultra power save mode
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
148
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
135
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
anonymous
127
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
107
Supports ANT+
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
102
Higher GeekBench result
942
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
96
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
91
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
74
Has a heart rate monitor
Yes
vs
No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Ivan Sandev
24
WiFi MIMO
Yes
vs
No
Has WiFi MIMO which makes connections strongly faster and more stable.
Ivan Sergeev
14
1/2.6 sensor
Yes
vs
No
Better photo and video
Юрий Иванов
12
ISOCELL matrix
Yes
vs
No
Better color on photo and video
Michael Pittman
7
Camera ease of use, and accessories
Yes
vs
No
Shiftable focus with the touch of a finger. quick access to camera from lock screen, while still keeping previous pictures private
Jeb Eldridge
7
Quick Emergency Controls
Yes
vs
No
Once set up, your phone can quickly send an emergency text message to your loved ones in case something bad could turn up with three rapid clicks of the power button. This sends location, picture, and audio information.
Austin Head
6
Private Mode
Yes
vs
No
Keep sensitive materials secure.
Jeb Eldridge
6
ISOCELL Imaging Technology
Yes
vs
No
Unlike traditional CMOS sensors in most current flagship devices, the ISOCELL camera sensor creates a noiseless image in average to bright lighting conditions.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
62
Considerably higher ram speed
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
38
Appreciably more memory bandwidth
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.
anonymous
28
Significantly faster ISP
465 MHz
vs
320 MHz
145 MHz faster ISP. The Image Signal Processor (ISP) is responsible for processing image data from the camera, such as applying noise reduction, autofocus and correcting mistakes. A faster ISP can allow quicker camera operation and photo processing.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
78
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
578 MHz
vs
450 MHz
128 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
49
Considerably higher floating-point performance
0.148 TFLOPS
vs
0.1152 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
311
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than LG G2 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 23 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
1956
A tad more battery power
3000 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
7.14% more battery power
anonymous
960
A tad bigger screen size
5.2 "
vs
5.1 "
1.96% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
627
More megapixel (photo, front camera)
2.1 MP
vs
2 MP
5% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
568
Every pixel has three subpixels
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
483
Has built-in optical image stabilization
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
331
A little lighter
143 g
vs
145 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
267
Has an IPS screen
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.
Dom In
16
Has 60 fps video
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has 30fps
Kaustav Ghosh
16
Has a guest mode
Yes
vs
No
Lim Chee Hean
12
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
John Smith
10
The smallest of the big screen phones
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 is the smallest of the big screen phones, thanks to the skimpy bezels around its display. This means it is noticeably less wide and less tall than than direct rivals such as the Sony Xperia Z1 Z2, HTC One M8, Galaxy S5.
Kaustav Ghosh
8
Audio Zoom
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
Damian Ramirez
7
Has curved design
Yes
vs
No
It makes better the support in hands and more pretty.
James Chaundy
5
Elegant Edge-to-edge to display
Yes
vs
No
This device has virtually no bezels on the sides making the screen elegantly stand out and therefore has much smaller dimensions for its screen size.
John Smith
5
More for your money
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 costs less from every retailer around the world on release and even now as compared to its direct rivals like the iphone 5s and the galaxy s4.
John Smith
5
Best screen to bezel ratio 2013/2014
Yes
vs
No
The LG G2 has more screen for every bit of side and top bottom bezel. This means, the face of the phone is 75% display. Now compare that with rivals like the iphone 5s and the Galaxy line often maxing out at barely 60%.
Rajesh Desai
4
USB OTG (on-the-go) support
Yes
vs
No
Can be used as either USB host or slave without using any additional software.
John Smith
4
Display blends into bezel
Yes
vs
No
This means that there is no black border frame around the edges of the entire display like on all iphones and most Galaxies.
John Smith
2
Built in slow motion video playback
Yes
vs
No
The camera records at 60fps and the gallery app can play this video in slow motion.
Parsa KH
2
A dedicated camera botton
Yes
vs
No
By pressing and holding down the volume down key in off mode it directly gets you to camera mode and by pressing it again it'll take a snapshot and lg made it easier to capture moments
Harshith Yeleswarapu
1
Has smart stay and smart pause
Yes
vs
No
Dims and pauses only ifcyou arent looking at it
anonymous
-117
A bit narrower
70.9 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.60 mm narrower
anonymous
-195
Somewhat shorter
138.5 mm
vs
142 mm
3.50 mm shorter

LG G2 is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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vs
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