Top 39 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Top 31 Reasons for the Sony Xperia Z1

 
 
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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Top 39 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

2820
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.5 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
13.64% faster CPU clock speed

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1974
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
5.1 "
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5 "
2% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1063
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.

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973
Lighter
Comment
145 g
vs
169 g
24 g lighter

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951
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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824
Marginally thinner
Comment
8.1 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.40 mm thinner

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695
Vastly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
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16 GB
16 GB more internal storage

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528
Sizably better video recording quality
Comment
2160 x 30 fps
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1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality

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360
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.

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332
Marginally narrower
Comment
72.5 mm
vs
73.9 mm
1.40 mm narrower

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258
A little bit shorter
Comment
142 mm
vs
144.4 mm
2.40 mm shorter

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253
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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243
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.

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221
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.

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215
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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202
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, 2015)

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162
Measurably newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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79
A bit less body volume
Comment
83 cm³
vs
90.7 cm³
9.28% less body volume

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Mayschell Mahammed
9
Smart stay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The screen switchws off if you are not looking at it

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Mayschell Mahammed
8
Ultra Power Saving
Comment
Yes
vs
No
10% of the battery can standby up to 1 day

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Mody Osama Os
7
Finger Print
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Mayschell Mahammed
7
Super AMOLED display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Super AMOLED screen relatively more power efficient than the IPS, TFT and LCD screens

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Mayschell Mahammed
4
Selective Focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can set the blur effect with selective focus

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Mayschell Mahammed
3
Heart Rate Monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit

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Ali Ashraf
2
S Finder
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Search and find any thing you want in your device

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Jeffrey R Barry
2
Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yes
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No
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229
Noticeably 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.

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107
Clearly 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.

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36
Considerably 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.

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Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (578MHz)
322
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.

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191
Notably 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.

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Top 31 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5

3487
A shade more battery power
Comment
3050 mAh
vs
2800 mAh
8.93% more battery power

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2380
A little higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
432 ppi
2.08% higher pixel density

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1714
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7 MP
vs
16 MP
29.37% more megapixels (photo)

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1032
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.

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867
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.

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633
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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551
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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523
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.

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376
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.

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225
Clearly 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.

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176
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.

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Martinus Kevin Sullivan
35
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.

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Ricky Fang
18
Has glass back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A glass back looks nice

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Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
8
Supports Dualshock 3 Controller
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can use PS3 Controller to play games on Sony Xperia Z1

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José Muñoz
7
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone

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Sri Hari Vishal
6
Burst shot with flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can take burst shots with flash

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Alla Zaki
6
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

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Sri Hari Vishal
6
Has timeshift burst
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Takes 61 shots in one touch and it looks like a motion pic

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Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
6
Info eye
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A better way to get knowledge and infos by the camera app

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Sarxan Ismiev
6
Face unlock
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Ricky Fang
5
Bigger screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Ananta Wijaya
4
Xz1 has a bionz chip in camera xz1
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More better quality sensor and picture

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Ananta Wijaya
4
Has exmor rs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
More better in low light

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Tomasz Urban
3
Launchers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can modify your desktop in many ways. It can looks like a Win8, iOS or different andy launchers

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Ananta Wijaya
3
Camera xz1 the best
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because can take great quality picture underwater

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Sri Hari Vishal
2
Social live
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Videos are telecasted lively

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