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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Top 25 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

anonymous
1683
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
13.64% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1096
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
vs
5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Muhammad Rizki Andika
1
Have a fingerprint scannernew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With fingerprint scanner user can unlock their device using They fingerprint.
anonymous
630
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
539
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
409
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
169 g
24 g lighter
anonymous
387
A little thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner
anonymous
383
Substantially more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
335
Noticeably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
190
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
143
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
118
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
942
vs
904
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
113
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
90
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
87
Significantly newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Tilo Soe
9
Has Chromecast support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
anonymous
-46
A little bit narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
73.9 mm
1.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-126
A tad less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
90.7 cm³
9.28% less body volume
anonymous
-140
Marginally shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
144.4 mm
2.40 mm shorter
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
anonymous
83
Sizably higher ram speed
Comment
933 MHz
vs
800 MHz
133 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
49
Significantly more memory bandwidth
Comment
14.9 GB/s
vs
12.8 GB/s
2.10 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
anonymous
30
Distinctly faster ISP
Comment
465 MHz
vs
320 MHz
145 MHz faster ISP. The Image Signal Processor (ISP) is responsible for processing image data from the camera, such as applying noise reduction, autofocus and correcting mistakes. A faster ISP can allow quicker camera operation and photo processing.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
anonymous
105
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
64
Significantly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.148 TFLOPS
vs
0.1152 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Sony Xperia Z1 because...

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vs
No

Top 28 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

anonymous
2207
A bit more battery power
Comment
3050 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
8.93% more battery power
anonymous
1404
A bit higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density
anonymous
1002
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7 MP
vs
16 MP
29.37% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
628
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
509
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
335
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
335
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
303
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
260
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
187
Noticeably bigger pixel size
Comment
1.4 µm²
vs
1.25 µm²
0.15 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
71
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
24
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Ricky Fang
12
Has glass back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A glass back looks nice
Sri Hari Vishal
8
Shatterproof and scratch resistant back and front
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Sri Hari Vishal
4
Burst shot with flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can take burst shots with flash
Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
4
Supports Dualshock 3 Controller
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can use PS3 Controller to play games on Sony Xperia Z1
Sri Hari Vishal
4
Has timeshift burst
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Takes 61 shots in one touch and it looks like a motion pic
Alla Zaki
3
BRAVIA® Engine 3
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It maded for LCD screen and special for sony LCD'S for more experiance in the quality of images
José Muñoz
2
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Diego Antonio
2
Posee Triluminos y X-Reality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
La tecnología Triluminos es una retroiluminacion que se encarga de hacer los colores mas vivos y realistas, mientras que X-Reality se encarga de mejorar el contraste en las pantallas
Ananta Wijaya
2
Has exmor rs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More better in low light
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
2
Info eye
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A better way to get knowledge and infos by the camera app
Ananta Wijaya
1
Xz1 has a bionz chip in camera xz1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More better quality sensor and picture
Sri Hari Vishal
1
More stand by time
Comment
Yes
vs
No
As we are not gonna use our phone all the day standby mode is useful which is better in z1 when compared to note 3
Ananta Wijaya
1
Camera xz1 the best
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because can take great quality picture underwater
Muhd Syuraid
1
Water Proof and Dust Resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can take a shower with your phone.
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