Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Motorola Nexus 6

Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core
samsung galaxy s5 octa-core
Motorola Nexus 6
motorola nexus 6
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola
Announced March 2014 October 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Midnight Blue, Cloud White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
4G Network LTE (market dependent) LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant

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 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] Adreno 420 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 5.96 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 74.05%
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] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash phase detection auto Dual-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, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported 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 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 330 h
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 24 h