Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Top 53 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Marco Buga
2
New Touchwiz UI looks better and menu looks betternew
Comment
Yes
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No
When you pull down the notification menu the icons are now rounded and that blue is awsome
anonymous
2196
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
4.17x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1853
Clearly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
256 ppi
1.69x higher pixel density
anonymous
1476
Bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
4.3 "
18.60% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1403
Much more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1343
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
8 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1297
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
960x540 px
4x higher resolution
anonymous
1041
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
736
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
647
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
567
Thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
9 mm
0.90 mm thinner
anonymous
545
Substantially faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
3.57x faster downloads
anonymous
506
Substantially more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
495
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
413
Clearly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
385
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
379
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
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
246
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
243
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
217
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
194
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
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
192
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
191
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
187
Sizably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
192
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.
anonymous
110
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
92
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.
Ciro Spaciari
0
Snapdragon 801
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The newest and the fastest mobile processor is in the Sony Xperia Z2!
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
71
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
68
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
68
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
67
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
553
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
269
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
253
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
218
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
76
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX because...

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Top Six Reasons for the

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
2749
More battery power
Comment
3300 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
17.86% more battery power
anonymous
127
Narrower
Comment
68.9 mm
vs
72.5 mm
3.60 mm narrower
anonymous
104
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.
anonymous
68
Shorter
Comment
130.7 mm
vs
142 mm
11.30 mm shorter
anonymous
-2
Marginally less body volume
Comment
81 cm³
vs
83 cm³
2.47% less body volume
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
anonymous
249
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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