34points

Apple iPhone 5C

65points

Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple iPhone 5C
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120 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
34
points
Apple iPhone 5C
65
points
Samsung Galaxy S5

Why is Apple iPhone 5C better than Samsung Galaxy S5?

  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • 13g lighter
    132gvs145g
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs2
  • 13.3mm narrower
    59.2mmvs72.5mm
  • 17.6mm shorter
    124.4mmvs142mm
  • 20.78% less body volume
    66.06cm³vs83.3895cm³
  • Has AirPlay
    ?

Why is Samsung Galaxy S5 better than Apple iPhone 5C?

  • 1.85x more battery power
    2800mAhvs1510mAh
  • 32.52% higher pixel density
    432ppivs326ppi
  • 3.85x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.5GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 1GB more RAM memory
    2GBvs1GB
  • 2.85x higher resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs640 x 1136px
  • 27.5% bigger screen size
    ?

    5.1"vs4"
  • 2x more megapixels (main camera)
    16MPvs8MP
  • 1.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    2MPvs1.2MP

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5C

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Rene...Apple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Renewed)
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$344.40
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S, AT&T, 64GB - Rose Gold ...Apple iPhone 6S, AT&T, 64GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$149.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - ...Apple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - For AT&T (Renewed)
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$189.97
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$369.94
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, GSM Unlocked, 32GB - Ros...Apple iPhone 7, GSM Unlocked, 32GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$208.50
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S Plus, GSM Unlocked, 128G...Apple iPhone 6S Plus, GSM Unlocked, 128GB - Gold (Renewed)
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$268.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus a1897 Gold 64GB GSM ...Apple iPhone 8 Plus a1897 Gold 64GB GSM Unlocked (Renewed)
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$398.03
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Ro...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$147.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Sp...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Space Grey (Renewed)
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$172.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6s 32GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE...Apple iPhone 6s 32GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Dual-Core Phone - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$148.37
Apple iPhone 5C aliexpressRefurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8...Refurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8G 16&32 iOS iPhone 5c Dual Core TouchScreen WIFI GPS GSM HSDPA 8MPix Camera 4.0 iphone5c
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$54.17

Samsung Galaxy S5

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S5 walmartRefurbished Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy...Refurbished Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S5 16GB Prepaid Smartphone (Bundle Promo Available)
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$99.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy S5 Mobile Phone ...Original Samsung Galaxy S5 Mobile Phone I9600 G900A G900V G900F G900T G900H GPS WIFI 5.1inch 16MP Camera GPS S5 Smartphone
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$94.84

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
3.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

132g

145g

4.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8.97mm

8.1mm

5.width
?

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

59.2mm

72.5mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

124.4mm

142mm

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

640 x 1136px

1080 x 1920px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

326ppi

432ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

4"

5.1"

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Performance

1.floating-point performance
?

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81 TFLOPS

0.03 TFLOPS (Apple A6)

0.15 TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)

2.GPU clock speed
?

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Doogee Mix 2

1000MHz

266MHz (Apple A6)

578MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)

3.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Huawei Nova 5z (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4266MHz

533MHz (Apple A6)

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)

4.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
5.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.6GHz

2 x 1.3GHz (Apple A6)

4 x 2.5GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)

6.RAM
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro

12GB

1GB

2GB

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

108 & 5 & 12 & 20 & 2MP

8MP

16MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Vivo V17 Pro

32 & 8MP

1.2MP

2MP

3.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

LG V40 ThinQ Dual SIM

2160 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

4.has a BSI sensor
?

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.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
5.has a flash
?

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
6.has a built-in HDR mode
?

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
2.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Asus ROG Phone II 256GB

4

3

2

3.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Xiaomi Redmi Y3 (32GB / 3GB RAM)

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
4.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Samsung Galaxy A10s Dual SIM

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

1510mAh

2800mAh

2.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

LG V40 ThinQ Dual SIM

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
4.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
6.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
2.Supports Java
Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
3.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
4.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
5.download speed
?

Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

100MBits/s

150MBits/s

6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
?

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

Fujitsu Arrows Z

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
2.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
3.has a dedicated Facebook key
?

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

Apple iPhone 3GS

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
4.has or is a prime lens
?

A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.

For example

Samsung Ativ SE

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5
5.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

Apple iPhone 5C
Samsung Galaxy S5

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5C

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Rene...Apple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$344.40
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S, AT&T, 64GB - Rose Gold ...Apple iPhone 6S, AT&T, 64GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$149.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - ...Apple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - For AT&T (Renewed)
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$189.97
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$369.94
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, GSM Unlocked, 32GB - Ros...Apple iPhone 7, GSM Unlocked, 32GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$208.50
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S Plus, GSM Unlocked, 128G...Apple iPhone 6S Plus, GSM Unlocked, 128GB - Gold (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$268.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus a1897 Gold 64GB GSM ...Apple iPhone 8 Plus a1897 Gold 64GB GSM Unlocked (Renewed)
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$398.03
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Ro...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$147.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Sp...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Space Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$172.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6s 32GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE...Apple iPhone 6s 32GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Dual-Core Phone - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$148.37
Apple iPhone 5C aliexpressRefurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8...Refurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8G 16&32 iOS iPhone 5c Dual Core TouchScreen WIFI GPS GSM HSDPA 8MPix Camera 4.0 iphone5c
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$54.17

Samsung Galaxy S5

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S5 walmartRefurbished Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy...Refurbished Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy S5 16GB Prepaid Smartphone (Bundle Promo Available)
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$99.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 aliexpressOriginal Samsung Galaxy S5 Mobile Phone ...Original Samsung Galaxy S5 Mobile Phone I9600 G900A G900V G900F G900T G900H GPS WIFI 5.1inch 16MP Camera GPS S5 Smartphone
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$94.84

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