Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G2

Top 33 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to LG G2

Francisco Javier Soto Ramirez
1
Ádreno 330 vs Apple HD 4560 GPUnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
2255
A shade faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.26 GHz
10.62% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1894
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
423 ppi
2.13% higher pixel density
anonymous
1378
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1080
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
755
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
666
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
591
A bit thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
559
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
555
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
510
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
287
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
254
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
202
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
196
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
193
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
174
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
923
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
172
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
166
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
154
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
7
A little bit less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
87.39 cm³
5.29% less body volume
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
Marco Buga
2
New Touchwiz UI looks better and menu looks better
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you pull down the notification menu the icons are now rounded and that blue is awsome
Valerio Montieri
2
More functions like irda
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Kai Seow
1
Water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
S5 was equiped with water resistant feature so user can use it in water or while [url] equiped with dust resistant feature
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
574
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
258
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
156
Measurably higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
77
Vastly 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.
anonymous
32
Distinctly faster ISP
Comment
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
231
Appreciably faster GPU clock speed
Comment
578 MHz
vs
450 MHz
128 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
126
Significantly higher floating-point performance
Comment
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.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 20 Reasons for the

LG G2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
2805
A shade more battery power
Comment
3000 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
7.14% more battery power
anonymous
1520
A shade bigger screen size
Comment
5.2 "
vs
5.1 "
1.96% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1069
More megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
2 MP
5% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
817
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
687
Slightly lighter
Comment
143 g
vs
145 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
681
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
422
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
147
Somewhat narrower
Comment
70.9 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.60 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Slightly shorter
Comment
138.5 mm
vs
142 mm
3.50 mm shorter
Adnan Ali
20
Has a guest mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
James Chaundy
12
Elegant Edge-to-edge to display
Comment
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.
Kaustav Ghosh
12
Audio Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
John Smith
9
Best screen to bezel ratio 2013/2014
Comment
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
7
USB OTG (on-the-go) support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can be used as either USB host or slave without using any additional software.
John Smith
6
Display blends into bezel
Comment
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
4
Built in slow motion video playback
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The camera records at 60fps and the gallery app can play this video in slow motion.
Adnan Ali
4
Double tap wake up
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can double tap the screen to screen on the device
Parsa KH
3
A dedicated camera botton
Comment
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
Dave Haynie
2
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.
Harshith Yeleswarapu
1
Has smart stay and smart pause
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dims and pauses only ifcyou arent looking at it

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

Yes
vs
No

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