Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S2

Top 55 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S2

Marco Buga
1
New Touchwiz UI looks better and menu looks betternew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you pull down the notification menu the icons are now rounded and that blue is awsome
anonymous
2749
Substantially more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
1650 mAh
1.70x more battery power
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
Explicitly higher pixel density
Comment
432 ppi
vs
218 ppi
1.98x 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
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1343
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
8 MP
2x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1296
Noticeably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
800x480 px
5.40x higher resolution
anonymous
647
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
567
A bit thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
545
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
7.14x faster downloads
anonymous
506
Vastly 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
Notably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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
202
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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
Clearly 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.
anonymous
177
Distinctly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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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 9 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
354
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.
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
112
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
76
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
44
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S2

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
665
Lighter
Comment
116 g
vs
145 g
29 g lighter
anonymous
458
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
127
Distinctly narrower
Comment
66.1 mm
vs
72.5 mm
6.40 mm narrower
anonymous
87
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
68
Reasonably shorter
Comment
125.3 mm
vs
142 mm
16.70 mm shorter
Jurgen Domehl
7
Has more Custom Roms on XDA Developers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Vaiva Rimkute
4
Lg g3
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung galaxy s2
Vaiva Rimkute
1
Lg g3 stylus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung grand 2
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1
Possibility of using the Origami exclusive case
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
Edwan
1
Not Support Update Software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Make you exhausted for the Android
anonymous
-3
Less body volume
Comment
70.3 cm³
vs
83 cm³
18.07% less body volume

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

Yes
vs
No

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