Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola Droid Maxx

1. Samsung Galaxy S5

39 Reasons why Samsung Galaxy S5 is better

Comparing Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola Droid Maxx

1.Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5GHzvs 2 x 1.7GHz (Motorola Droid Maxx)
2.Distinctly higher pixel density
432ppivs 294ppi (Motorola Droid Maxx)
3.Notably bigger screen size
5.1"vs 5" (Motorola Droid Maxx)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.Considerably more megapixels (photo)
16MPvs 10MP (Motorola Droid Maxx)
5.Vastly higher resolution
1,080 x 1,920pxvs 720 x 1,280px (Motorola Droid Maxx)
145gvs 167g (Motorola Droid Maxx)
7.Has a removable battery
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
8.1mmvs 8.5mm (Motorola Droid Maxx)
9.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
10.Distinctly faster downloads
150MBits/svs 42.2MBits/s (Motorola Droid Maxx)
11.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
12.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
13.Has an ultra power save mode
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
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.
14.Has a BSI sensor
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
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.
15.Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
16.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
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.
17.Has a video light
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
18.Has manual exposure
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
This allows to manually set the exposure.
19.Has a heart rate monitor
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
20.Supports slow motion video recording
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
21.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
22.Has a CMOS sensor
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
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.
23.Appreciably faster uploads
50MBits/svs 5.76MBits/s (Motorola Droid Maxx)
24.Selective Focus
You can set the blur effect with selective focus
25.Heart Rate Monitor
The heart rate monitor can measure your heartbeat, SpO2, and stress level to make you stay fit
26.S Finder
Search and find any thing you want in your device
27.Multi Window
28.Has extra touch sensitivety
Beacuse you can use the samsung with gloves on whereas on the other you cannot
29.Multi Windows
You can open many applications in one screen with multi windows
30.IR support
Allows phone to replace AV remotes
31.IP67 certified
Water resistant and dust proof
32.Small market for turbo hinders support, accessories
Turbo is Verizon only, limiting accessories and droid community support (smaller user base}.
33.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 )
34.Its back
on the S to the S5 you can take off the back cover unlike the S6
35.Turbo camera cannot be remove from lock screed
Owners can't protect the photo content on their phone
36.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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3
Yesvs No (Motorola Droid Maxx)
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung Galaxy S5 specs
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Samsung Galaxy S5 pros and cons
Samsung Galaxy S5 advantages
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2. Motorola Droid Maxx

11 Reasons why Motorola Droid Maxx is better

Comparing Motorola Droid Maxx vs Samsung Galaxy S5

1.More battery power
3500mAhvs 2800mAh (Samsung Galaxy S5)
71.2mmvs 72.5mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
137.5mmvs 142mm (Samsung Galaxy S5)
4.Has manual focus
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
This allows to manually set the focus.
5.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (Samsung Galaxy S5)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.Amoled display
more vibrant and saturated colors, more power efficint and inky blacks
7.Has active notification
8.Touch less control?
"ok, google now" control without touching phone
9.Build quality
kevlar unibody along with gorilla glass and nano coating provide excellent protection
10.Qi charging?
Cord free charging handy for heavy battery users...
11.Android version
Upgradable to Kotkat and planned upgrade to Lolipop
Motorola Droid Maxx
Motorola Droid Maxx specs
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