Phone Comparison - Lenovo Vibe X vs Lenovo A859 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core

general General Info

Manufacturer Lenovo Lenovo Samsung
Announced September 2013 January 2014 March 2014
Status Available - December 2013 Coming Soon - January 2014 Available - April 2014
Colors Black/Silver White Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 6.9 mm thickness
(0.27 in thickness)
142 x 72.4 x 9.14 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.36 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 163.3 g (5.75.0.11 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE (market dependent)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz, MTK MT6589T Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422
GPU PowerVR SGX544 Mali-400MP2 Mali-T628 MP6
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB ROM, 1.0 GB for mass storage) 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16.7M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 66.91% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR 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 Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+ HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.0 GB for mass storage), 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2000 mAh 2250 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 390 h
Talk Time - - Up to 21 h