Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Google Nexus 9

Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core
samsung galaxy s5 octa-core
Google Nexus 9
google nexus 9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced March 2014 October 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - October 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 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 (market dependent) LTE 800 / 1800 / 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, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 8.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar] 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 69.76%
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 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash phase detection auto LED flash
Features 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, OIS
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [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, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No
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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 6700 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 720 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 9 h 30 min