Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 June 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - August 2014
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold, Sw
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA / HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- IP67 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR G6430 [Similar] Adreno 420 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash dual-LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, 1.5 µm pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 �m Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, 255 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h -