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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Top 22 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
2467
Marginally more battery power
Comment
2800 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
7.69% more battery power
anonymous
1916
Amply faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
31.58% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1259
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1171
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
16 MP
vs
13 MP
23.08% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
570
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
499
Notably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
373
Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
237
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
208
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
168
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
138
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
135
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
134
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
124
Has a heart rate monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
anonymous
75
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
Julian Hughes
12
Has an IR blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IR blaster allows to use our smartphone as a remote for a wide range of devices.
Paul Ligeti
6
USB port charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No need for a proprietary charger, micro USB cables are everywhere to be found unlike Apples proprietary charging cable.
David Clark
4
Has download booster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Download booster allows you to use wifi and mobile data to speed up downloads
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
103
Explicitly higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
600 MHz
333 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
161
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
578 MHz
vs
450 MHz
128 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
76
Vastly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.148 TFLOPS
vs
0.057 TFLOPS
0.09 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
57
Explicitly higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
3.2 GPixel/s
0.40 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 16 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
1609
A bit higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density
anonymous
528
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
145 g
15 g lighter
anonymous
465
A little thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.1 mm
0.20 mm thinner
anonymous
430
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
194
Notably bigger pixel size
Comment
1.3 µm²
vs
1.25 µm²
0.05 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
anonymous
42
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Comment
true
vs
Yes
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
anonymous
35
Narrower
Comment
69.8 mm
vs
72.5 mm
2.70 mm narrower
anonymous
33
Has music playback
Comment
true
vs
Yes
The device can play mp3 music files.
Adnan Chhipa
7
Amoled display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More vibrant and saturated colors, more power efficint and inky blacks
Faizan Ali
5
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
Navjot Sethi
3
Support 4k
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because of 4.4 kitkat android
Yogesh Dembla
2
Has soft feather touch button for settings
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Faizan Ali
2
Andriod 4.4.4?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No problem can flash cm11 & you're good to go true vanilla goodness on palm of your hand.
Faizan Ali
1
Usb otg
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can use it as media hub via otg cable
anonymous
-39
Modestly shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
142 mm
5.40 mm shorter
anonymous
-64
Modestly less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
83 cm³
10.20% less body volume

Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Samsung Galaxy S5 because...

Yes
vs
No

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