Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5

1. Samsung Galaxy S5

60 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S5 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5

1.Clearly more battery power
2800mAhvs 1440mAh (Apple iPhone 5)
2.Considerably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5GHzvs 2 x 1.3GHz (Apple iPhone 5)
3.Notably higher pixel density
432ppivs 326ppi (Apple iPhone 5)
4.Appreciably bigger screen size
5.1"vs 4" (Apple iPhone 5)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Notably more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 8MP (Apple iPhone 5)
6.Measurably more RAM memory
2GBvs 1GB (Apple iPhone 5)
7.Explicitly higher resolution
1,080 x 1,920pxvs 640 x 1,136px (Apple iPhone 5)
8.Measurably more megapixels (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.2MP (Apple iPhone 5)
9.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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 5)
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 5)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
12.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
13.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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 5)
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 5)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
16.Explicitly faster downloads
150MBits/svs 100MBits/s (Apple iPhone 5)
17.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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.Sizably better video recording quality
2,160 x 30fpsvs 1,080 x 30fps (Apple iPhone 5)
19.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
20.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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 5)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
22.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
23.Has an ultra power save mode
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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.
24.Substantially smaller semiconductor size
28nmvs 32nm (Apple iPhone 5)
A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
25.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
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.
26.Notably higher GeekBench result
942vs 708 (Apple iPhone 5)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
27.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
28.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
29.Has a serial shot mode
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
30.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
31.Has AMOLED display
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
32.Significantly higher memory bandwidth
12.8GB/svs 8.5GB/s (Apple iPhone 5)
A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
33.Selective Focus
You can set the blur effect with selective focus
34.Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit
35.S Finder
Search and find any thing you want in your device
36.Multi Window
37.Has extra touch sensitivety
Beacuse you can use the samsung with gloves on whereas on the other you cannot
38.Multi Windows
You can open many applications in one screen with multi windows
39.IR support
Allows phone to replace AV remotes
40.IP67 certified
Water resistant and dust proof
41.Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.
42.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 )
43.Its back
on the S to the S5 you can take off the back cover unlike the S6
44.Turbo camera cannot be remove from lock screed
Owners can't protect the photo content on their phone
45.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 5)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5)
Samsung Galaxy S5
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2. Apple iPhone 5

13 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5 is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5 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.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.
5.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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.
58.6mmvs 72.5mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
123.8mmvs 142mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
9.Clearly more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Samsung Galaxy S5)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
10.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.
11.Sizably less body volume
55.1cm³vs 83cm³ (Samsung Galaxy S5)
12.Bigger pixel size
2µm²vs 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.
13.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.
Apple iPhone 5
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