Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola Droid Maxx

Top 34 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Motorola Droid Maxx

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2506
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
2.94x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
2122
Notably higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
294 ppi
46.94% higher pixel density
anonymous
1714
A shade bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1531
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
10 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1453
Notably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
852
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
816
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
167 g
22 g lighter
anonymous
729
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
696
Marginally thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
601
Considerably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
42.2 MBits/s
3.55x faster downloads
anonymous
321
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
288
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
277
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
247
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
227
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
222
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
221
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
214
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
205
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
195
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
194
Distinctly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
183
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
177
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.
Mayschell Mahammed
3
Ultra Power Saving
Comment
Yes
vs
No
10% of the battery can standby up to 1 day
Cristian G. Berrios
2
Finger Print
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Mayschell Mahammed
2
Super AMOLED display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Super AMOLED screen relatively more power efficient than the IPS, TFT and LCD screens
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
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244
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.
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135
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
110
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
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91
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
85
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
85
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
83
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...

Yes
vs
No

Top Ten Reasons for the

Motorola Droid Maxx

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
3097
More battery power
Comment
3500 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
25% more battery power
anonymous
226
A tad narrower
Comment
71.2 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.30 mm narrower
anonymous
171
Somewhat shorter
Comment
137.5 mm
vs
142 mm
4.50 mm shorter
anonymous
168
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
110
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
8
Qi charging?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Cord free charging handy for heavy battery users...
Nick Toman
8
Has active notification
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Ted Kidd
8
Touch less control?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
"ok, google now" control without touching phone
Jared Donovan
7
Build quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Kevlar unibody along with gorilla glass and nano coating provide excellent protection
Syed Hamza
1
Android version
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Upgradable to Kotkat and planned upgrade to Lolipop

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

Yes
vs
No

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