Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S

With the new release in the galaxy family, the Samsung S5, comparisons with other high end phone manufactures are bound to happen. The controversy between the two powerful brands grasped a discourse among many. Perhaps with the rivals latest releases, Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5S a comparison is a must call. From camera features, battery life, benchmark figures here is a vivid comparison between the two to help you have a final verdict on which one is a better phone.

Weight and Size

To be precise iPhone 5S is lighter and smaller in comparison to Samsung Galaxy 5S. Weighing 112 g, the phone possess the following dimensions -123.8×58.6×7.6 mm. Whereas, Samsung Galaxy 5S is much heavier and larger with a weight of 145 g and dimensions as 73x142x8.1 mm. Both easily slip down your pocket, however, iPhone 5S is much convenient and easy to tackle when held in one hand.


Apple has always impressed customers with its top notch quality design and material used. iPhone 5S is carved from anodised aluminium and is available in grey, silver and gold. With its persistent pristine looks, the phone impresses users with its full metal body and tough nature. However, to discuss about Samsung Galaxy S5, the phone has a dimpled soft-touch plastic coat on the outer providing it with a good grip. Stylish on its front, the phone is available in various colours such as blue, white, and black and gold. Yet another Samsung product being made from plastic is one point it lags behind iPhone series.


iPhone 5S has a 4 inch screen display and a 16:9 aspect ratio. However, Samsung S5 has a 5.1 inch screen with the same aspect ratio. With most mass preferring wider screen, Samsung Galaxy S5 defeats iPhone 5S in these matters. None the less, it still remains a tougher one to handle for individuals with smaller hands.


iPhone 5S screen resolution holds 1. 136×640,iPhone 5S fails to play full HD videos not even ones with 720p. 377 pixels per inch pixels density makes it nearly impossible to perceive pixels from a distance. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is much smarter, with resolution 1 or 920×1080 and has a full high definition resolution display. 432 pixels per inch pixels density allows much closer packing of pixels and a much clearer view from a distance. Thus, Samsung’s new release wins the battle here in terms of both display size, resolution and picture quality.

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