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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola Droid Maxx

Top 39 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Motorola Droid Maxx

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Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
2.94x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1251
Clearly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
294 ppi
46.94% higher pixel density
anonymous
972
Marginally bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
907
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
10 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
905
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
481
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
440
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
410
Explicitly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
42.2 MBits/s
3.55x faster downloads
anonymous
342
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
167 g
22 g lighter
anonymous
324
A bit thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
177
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
177
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
160
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
155
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
148
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
140
Considerably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
137
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
129
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
123
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
109
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
97
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
94
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
75
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.
Ivan Sandev
24
WiFi MIMO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Has WiFi MIMO which makes connections strongly faster and more stable.
Ivan Sergeev
14
1/2.6 sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better photo and video
Юрий Иванов
12
ISOCELL matrix
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better color on photo and video
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
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61
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
56
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.
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41
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.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
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42
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
41
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
40
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.
anonymous
40
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Motorola Droid Maxx because...

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No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Motorola Droid Maxx

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

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1978
More battery power
Comment
3500 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
25% more battery power
anonymous
105
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
84
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.
Ted Kidd
7
Touch less control?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
"ok, google now" control without touching phone
Nick Toman
6
Has active notification
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Jared Donovan
5
Build quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Kevlar unibody along with gorilla glass and nano coating provide excellent protection
Ted Kidd
5
Qi charging?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cord free charging handy for heavy battery users...
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Modestly narrower
Comment
71.2 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.30 mm narrower
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A bit shorter
Comment
137.5 mm
vs
142 mm
4.50 mm shorter

Motorola Droid Maxx is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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