Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

1. Samsung Galaxy S5

50 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S5 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

1.Clearly more battery power
2800mAhvs 1570mAh (Apple iPhone 5S)
2.Sizably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5GHzvs 2 x 1.3GHz (Apple iPhone 5S)
3.Clearly higher pixel density
432ppivs 326ppi (Apple iPhone 5S)
4.Explicitly bigger screen size
5.1"vs 4" (Apple iPhone 5S)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Considerably more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 8MP (Apple iPhone 5S)
6.Significantly more RAM memory
2GBvs 1GB (Apple iPhone 5S)
7.Vastly higher resolution
1,080 x 1,920pxvs 640 x 1,136px (Apple iPhone 5S)
8.Significantly more megapixels (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.2MP (Apple iPhone 5S)
9.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
10.Has branded damage resistant glass
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
11.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
12.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
13.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
14.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
15.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
16.Sizably faster downloads
150MBits/svs 100MBits/s (Apple iPhone 5S)
17.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
18.Notably better video recording quality
2,160 x 30fpsvs 1,080 x 30fps (Apple iPhone 5S)
19.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
20.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
21.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
22.Has an ultra power save mode
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
23.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
24.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
25.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
26.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
27.Selective Focus
You can set the blur effect with selective focus
28.Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit
29.S Finder
Search and find any thing you want in your device
30.Multi Window
31.Has extra touch sensitivety
Beacuse you can use the samsung with gloves on whereas on the other you cannot
32.Multi Windows
You can open many applications in one screen with multi windows
33.IR support
Allows phone to replace AV remotes
34.IP67 certified
Water resistant and dust proof
35.Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.
36.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 )
37.Its back
on the S to the S5 you can take off the back cover unlike the S6
38.Turbo camera cannot be remove from lock screed
Owners can't protect the photo content on their phone
39.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 (Apple iPhone 5S)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 specs
Samsung Galaxy S5 features
Samsung Galaxy S5 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy S5 advantages
Samsung Galaxy S5 disadvantages

2. Apple iPhone 5S

19 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5S is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5

112gvs 145g (Samsung Galaxy S5)
2.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.
7.6mmvs 8.1mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
4.Vastly more internal storage
64GBvs 32GB (Samsung Galaxy S5)
5.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
6.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.
7.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
58.6mmvs 72.5mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
123.8mmvs 142mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
10.Distinctly more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Samsung Galaxy S5)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
11.Substantially higher GeekBench result
1347vs 942 (Samsung Galaxy S5)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
12.Supports 64-bit
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
13.Has AF tracking
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
14.Sizably less body volume
55.1cm³vs 83cm³ (Samsung Galaxy S5)
15.Bigger pixel size
2.25µm²vs 1.25µm² (Samsung Galaxy S5)
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.
16.Has AirPlay
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
17.Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
A dedicated switch to toggle silent mode can be very useful, because you don't have to get the device out of your pocket to toggle it, and can always be sure that there will be no interruptions in meetings etc.
Apple A7
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Apple iPhone 5S
Apple iPhone 5S specs
Apple iPhone 5S features
Apple iPhone 5S pros and cons
Apple iPhone 5S advantages
Apple iPhone 5S disadvantages