Phone Comparison - Google Nexus 9 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F

Google Nexus 9
google nexus 9
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F
samsung galaxy s5 lte-a g901f
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced October 2014 August 2014
Status Available - October 2014 Available - August 2014
Colors Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) [Similar] Adreno 420 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 8.9 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.76% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, OIS 1/2.6'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám 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 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery -
Capacity 6700 mAh -
Stand by Up to 720 h -
Talk Time Up to 9 h 30 min -