Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Top 13 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

anonymous
758
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
170 g
25 g lighter
Soroosh Hedayat
1
I have both phones...new
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
653
Somewhat thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.9 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
565
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
533
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
195
Somewhat narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
73.4 mm
0.90 mm narrower
anonymous
192
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
185
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, 2015)
anonymous
141
Modestly shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
145.2 mm
3.20 mm shorter
anonymous
31
Less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
94.85 cm³
14.28% less body volume
Gopal Jangid
2
Supports usb 3.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
For faster data transfer between phone and pc
Thomas Warden
1
They are manufactured a year apart.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Corey Young
1
It takes more effort physically and mentslly to s s4 thanS5
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Meh cbf

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
718
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
476
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
3
Onscreen buttons
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Physical buttons help the end user navigate the device without looking.
Aiden Richardson
2
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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