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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs LG G2

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to LG G2

anonymous
1853
Modestly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.26 GHz
10.62% faster CPU clock speed
David Clark
2
Has download boosternew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Download booster allows you to use wifi and mobile data to speed up downloads
anonymous
1557
Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
423 ppi
2.13% higher pixel density
anonymous
1132
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
893
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
603
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
543
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
490
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
445
Modestly thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
436
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
406
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
227
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
196
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
167
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
160
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
156
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
137
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
134
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
131
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
118
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.
Julian Hughes
11
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
4
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
-75
Marginally less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
87.39 cm³
5.29% less body volume
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
99
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
57
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
Notably 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
145
Distinctly 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
75
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.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
436
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
226
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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
2417
A tad more battery power
Comment
3000 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
7.14% more battery power
anonymous
1221
Modestly 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
834
More megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.1 MP
vs
2 MP
5% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
680
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
586
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
496
A little bit lighter
Comment
143 g
vs
145 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
324
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.
Willy William
34
Knock On
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Unique yet simple way to unlock phone
anonymous
16
Somewhat narrower
Comment
70.9 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.60 mm narrower
John Smith
12
The smallest of the big screen phones
Comment
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
9
Audio Zoom
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Lets you record the voice you want to hear while shooting a video
James Chaundy
8
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.
John Smith
6
More for your money
Comment
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
6
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
5
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
5
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
3
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.
Parsa KH
2
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
Harshith Yeleswarapu
1
Has smart stay and smart pause
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dims and pauses only ifcyou arent looking at it
anonymous
-60
A little shorter
Comment
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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