90points

Samsung Galaxy S20

58points

Samsung Galaxy S5

Comparison winner
Samsung Galaxy S20
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143 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S20 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S5

Why is Samsung Galaxy S20 better than Samsung Galaxy S5?

  • 42.86% more battery power
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    4000mAhvs2800mAh
  • 31.02% higher pixel density
    ?

    566ppivs432ppi
  • 6GB more RAM memory
    ?

    8GBvs2GB
  • 1.89x faster CPU speed
    ?

    2 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.95GHzvs4 x 2.5GHz
  • 2.22x higher resolution
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    1440 x 3200pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 5.5x more megapixels (main camera)
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    64MP & 12MP & 12MPvs16MP
  • 21.57% bigger screen size
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    6.2"vs5.1"
  • 5x more megapixels (front camera)
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    10MPvs2MP

Why is Samsung Galaxy S5 better than Samsung Galaxy S20?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a removable battery
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • 18g lighter
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    145gvs163g
  • Has a heart rate monitor
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  • 9.7mm shorter
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    142mmvs151.7mm
  • Has an infrared sensor
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Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S20

Buy used:

$449.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S20 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S20 (4G) Dual/Hybrid-SIM ...Samsung Galaxy S20 (4G) Dual/Hybrid-SIM 128GB SM-G980F/DS (GSM Only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 4G/LTE Smartphone - International Version (Cloud Pink)
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$1,185.00

Samsung Galaxy S5

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H Unlocked Cell...Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H Unlocked Cellphone, International Version, 16GB, Blue
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$139.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked CDMA o...Galaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked CDMA only
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$65.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked GSM on...Galaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked GSM only
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$65.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Locked Verizon
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$65.00

User reviews

Overall Rating

Samsung Galaxy S20
10.0
1 User reviews
Samsung Galaxy S20
10.0/10
1 User reviews
Samsung Galaxy S5
0.0
0 User reviews
Samsung Galaxy S5
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes
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Display quality

10.0/10
1 votes
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Battery life

10.0/10
1 votes
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Photography

10.0/10
1 votes
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Performance

10.0/10
1 votes
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Comments

Christian

Christian

7 days ago

10 / 10

the best thing is the 120 hz screen

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Christian

7 days ago

10 / 10

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Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
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.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

163g

145g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.thickness

7.9mm

8.1mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
5.width

69.1mm

72.5mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.height

151.7mm

142mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
7.volume

82.81cmΒ³

83.39cmΒ³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
8.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.pixel density

566ppi

432ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

1440 x 3200px

1080 x 1920px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
6.has a touch screen
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
7.has a display enabled for HDR10+
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
The display supports HDR10+, which is an improved version of HDR10 video technology. HDR10+ uses dynamic metadata so that each frame can have its own settings for contrast, brightness, and colors, which results in lifelike images.
8.Always-On Display
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
The user can see information such as date, time, and notifications even when the screen is off. The functionality can be enabled or disabled.
9.Has sapphire glass display
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
Sapphire crystal glass is an extremely durable material, which is surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness. A sapphire crystal display is stronger and more scratch resistant than toughened glass such as Corning Gorilla Glass.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.CPU speed

2 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.95GHz (Samsung Exynos 990)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
3.has an external memory slot
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
5.Has integrated LTE
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20 (Samsung Exynos 990)
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
9.Supports 64-bit
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20 (Samsung Exynos 990)
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)
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 apps.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

64MP & 12MP & 12MP

16MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–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.video recording (main camera)

3240 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

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.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a BSI sensor
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
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.
7.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
8.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
9.supports slow-motion video recording
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has dedicated media keys
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

4000mAh

2800mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has wireless charging
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
3.Supports fast charging
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
4.has a removable battery
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20 (Android 10)
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
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.
6.has a battery level indicator
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has reverse wireless charging
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
The device can be used as a wireless charging station to power other gadgets.

Features

1.download speed

1000MBits/s (Samsung Exynos 990)

150MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.has NFC
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
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.
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
5.is DLNA-certified
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S5
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.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.supports two physical SIM cards
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5
A dual-SIM mobile phone can work with two SIM cards at the same time.
8.has 5G support
βœ”Samsung Galaxy S20 (Samsung Exynos 990)
βœ–Samsung Galaxy S5 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)
The fifth-generation wireless technology delivers higher speeds and lower latency than the previous, fourth-generation tech.
9.upload speed

200MBits/s (Samsung Exynos 990)

50MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S20

Buy used:

$449.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S20 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S20 (4G) Dual/Hybrid-SIM ...Samsung Galaxy S20 (4G) Dual/Hybrid-SIM 128GB SM-G980F/DS (GSM Only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 4G/LTE Smartphone - International Version (Cloud Pink)
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$1,185.00

Samsung Galaxy S5

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S5 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H Unlocked Cell...Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900H Unlocked Cellphone, International Version, 16GB, Blue
Amazon logo
$139.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked CDMA o...Galaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked CDMA only
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$65.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked GSM on...Galaxy S5 16GB - White - Unlocked GSM only
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$65.00
Samsung Galaxy S5 backmarketGalaxy S5 16GB - White - Locked Verizon
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$65.00

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