Download the official Versus Android app now Android app on Google Play

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

anonymous
389
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
170 g
25 g lighter
anonymous
370
A tad thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
369
Distinctly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
345
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
113
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
109
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Bobby Si
5
Milk music
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can use milk music which is a samsung specific internet radio.
Bobby Si
4
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Bobby Si
3
Hooks up to galaxy gear.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Makes it available for you to answer calls on your galaxy gear watch
anonymous
-62
A little narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
73.4 mm
0.90 mm narrower
anonymous
-133
Less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
94.85 cm³
14.28% less body volume
anonymous
-157
Somewhat shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
145.2 mm
3.20 mm shorter

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Eight Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
523
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
464
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
true
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
326
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
34
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Comment
Yes
vs
true
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
anonymous
28
Has music playback
Comment
Yes
vs
true
The device can play mp3 music files.
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.
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.
David Johnson
1
Onscreen buttons
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Physical buttons help the end user navigate the device without looking.

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

Yes
vs
No

Compare with other products

x
Join