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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 59 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

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Clearly more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
1.70x more battery power
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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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Substantially higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
218 ppi
1.98x higher pixel density
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Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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Bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
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4.3 "
18.60% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
8 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
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Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
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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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Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
7.14x faster downloads
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Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
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A bit thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
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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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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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Appreciably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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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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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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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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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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Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Substantially faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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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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Substantially 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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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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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.
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Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
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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
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No
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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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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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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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Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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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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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.
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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
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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 11 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
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No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
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The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
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No
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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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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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
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6
Exellent Features (UI)
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S2 because...

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vs
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Top Seven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

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Lighter
Comment
116 g
vs
145 g
29 g lighter
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Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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4
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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Not Support Update Software
Comment
Yes
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No
Make you exhausted for the Android
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Possibility of using the Origami exclusive case
Comment
Yes
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No
The Origami case can be folded in both positions, horizontal and vertical. It protects the ereader and allows you to set the better position for reading, watching videos... etc.
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Vastly narrower
Comment
66.1 mm
vs
72.5 mm
6.40 mm narrower
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Less body volume
Comment
70.3 cm³
vs
83 cm³
18.07% less body volume
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Lots shorter
Comment
125.3 mm
vs
142 mm
16.70 mm shorter

Samsung Galaxy S2 is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

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No

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