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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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Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
2.94x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1235
Measurably higher pixel density
432 ppi
vs
294 ppi
46.94% higher pixel density
anonymous
948
A little bigger screen size
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
894
Clearly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
888
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
16 MP
vs
10 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
475
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
437
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
404
Vastly faster downloads
150 MBits/s
vs
42.2 MBits/s
3.55x faster downloads
anonymous
326
Lighter
145 g
vs
167 g
22 g lighter
anonymous
314
A little thinner
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
173
Has a BSI sensor
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
173
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.
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157
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
151
Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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146
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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137
Significantly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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134
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
124
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
120
Has a CMOS sensor
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.
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104
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.
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93
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
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90
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
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72
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
22
WiFi MIMO
Yes
vs
No
Has WiFi MIMO which makes connections strongly faster and more stable.
Ivan Sergeev
12
1/2.6 sensor
Yes
vs
No
Better photo and video
Юрий Иванов
9
ISOCELL matrix
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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57
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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53
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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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35
Has integrated LTE
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
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40
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
39
Has out-of-order execution
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.
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39
Has TrustZone
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
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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
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No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Motorola Droid Maxx

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

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1936
More battery power
3500 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
25% more battery power
anonymous
104
Has manual focus
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
84
Has a HDMI output
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?
Yes
vs
No
"ok, google now" control without touching phone
Nick Toman
6
Has active notification
Yes
vs
No
Jared Donovan
5
Build quality
Yes
vs
No
Kevlar unibody along with gorilla glass and nano coating provide excellent protection
Ted Kidd
5
Qi charging?
Yes
vs
No
Cord free charging handy for heavy battery users...
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A little narrower
71.2 mm
vs
72.5 mm
1.30 mm narrower
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-201
A bit shorter
137.5 mm
vs
142 mm
4.50 mm shorter

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

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