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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Top 50 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

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Significantly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
4.17x faster CPU clock speed
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Clearly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
256 ppi
1.69x higher pixel density
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1268
Reasonably more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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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.
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1110
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
8 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
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1081
Substantially higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
960x540 px
4x higher resolution
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813
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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589
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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532
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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486
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
3.57x faster downloads
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436
Thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
9 mm
0.90 mm thinner
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408
Substantially more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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396
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.
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365
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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359
Measurably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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346
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.
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220
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.
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204
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.
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192
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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181
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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174
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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164
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.
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161
Appreciably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
3.1 MBits/s
16.13x faster uploads
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160
Significantly 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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159
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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152
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.
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
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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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Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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71
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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Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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53
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).
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53
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
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51
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.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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224
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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168
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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.
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70
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Customizable system
Comment
Yes
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No
You can download launchers, lockscreens, custom roms etc.

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

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More battery power
Comment
3300 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
17.86% more battery power
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94
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.
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7
Narrower
Comment
68.9 mm
vs
72.5 mm
3.60 mm narrower
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Shorter
Comment
130.7 mm
vs
142 mm
11.30 mm shorter
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-90
A tad 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)
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247
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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No

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