Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Amazon Fire Phone

1. Samsung Galaxy S5

55 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S5 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Amazon Fire Phone

1.Vastly more battery power
2800mAhvs 2400mAh (Amazon Fire Phone)
2.Vastly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5GHzvs 4 x 2.2GHz (Amazon Fire Phone)
3.Significantly higher pixel density
432ppivs 312ppi (Amazon Fire Phone)
4.Vastly bigger screen size
5.1"vs 4.7" (Amazon Fire Phone)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Notably more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 13MP (Amazon Fire Phone)
6.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
145gvs 160g (Amazon Fire Phone)
8.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
8.1mmvs 8.9mm (Amazon Fire Phone)
10.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
11.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
12.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
13.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
14.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
15.Has an ultra power save mode
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
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.
16.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
17.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
18.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
19.Notably higher GeekBench result
942vs 923 (Amazon Fire Phone)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
20.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
21.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
22.Supports slow motion video recording
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
23.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
24.Has manual ISO
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
25.Has a built-in HDR mode
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
26.Vastly newer USB version
3vs 2 (Amazon Fire Phone)
Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
27.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
28.Has voice commands
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
29.Selective Focus
You can set the blur effect with selective focus
30.Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit
31.S Finder
Search and find any thing you want in your device
32.Multi Window
33.Has extra touch sensitivety
Beacuse you can use the samsung with gloves on whereas on the other you cannot
34.Multi Windows
You can open many applications in one screen with multi windows
35.IR support
Allows phone to replace AV remotes
36.IP67 certified
Water resistant and dust proof
37.Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.
38.Recetion is far better with the galaxy.
two phones sitting side by side in dodger stadium one can make a calls to other patrons in the ballpark one phone cannot reach 3 sections and 20 rows down. ( the iPhone )
39.Its back
on the S to the S5 you can take off the back cover unlike the S6
40.Turbo camera cannot be remove from lock screed
Owners can't protect the photo content on their phone
41.TSP Hovering
Interactions with screen without even touching it. Finger levitating few cm over screen can control certain things on the device like Video Player, S Apps, Contacts preview and more
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yesvs No (Amazon Fire Phone)
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 specs
Samsung Galaxy S5 features
Samsung Galaxy S5 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy S5 advantages
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2. Amazon Fire Phone

12 Reasons why Amazon Fire Phone is better

Comparing Amazon Fire Phone vs Samsung Galaxy S5

1.Every pixel has three subpixels
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
2.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.Significantly more internal storage
64GBvs 32GB (Samsung Galaxy S5)
5.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
6.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
7.Has an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
66.5mmvs 72.5mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
139mmvs 142mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
10.Displays 3D
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special 3D glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image´s depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.
11.Has motion tracking
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures, enabling you to use some features without touching the display.
Fire OS 3.5.0
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Amazon Fire Phone
Amazon Fire Phone specs
Amazon Fire Phone features
Amazon Fire Phone pros and cons
Amazon Fire Phone advantages
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