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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

anonymous
467
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
170 g
25 g lighter
anonymous
425
Slightly thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
403
Notably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
394
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
130
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
934
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
125
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Razvan Apopei
6
Does not tie you to itunes like software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is not a slave device
Paul Ligeti
3
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.
Josh A. Sauberman
3
More intuitive w/ more options
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Galaxy S5 is vetted, while the OnePlus One (a great phone) is still getting it's act together in terms of a comfortable easy user experience. The Galaxy devices make customization of your phone much easier w/o tech know-how.
anonymous
2
Marginally narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
73.4 mm
0.90 mm narrower
anonymous
-85
Slightly shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
145.2 mm
3.20 mm shorter
anonymous
-101
Less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
94.85 cm³
14.28% less body volume

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Five Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
568
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
357
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
27
Has a barometer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
David Johnson
2
Onscreen buttons
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Physical buttons help the end user navigate the device without looking.
Aiden Richardson
1
US Military standard (MIL-spec 810G)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The phone is very durable and can withstand extra shock and temperature extremes.

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

Yes
vs
No

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