Product Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5S


General Specifications
Brand
Samsung
Apple
Model
Galaxy S5
iPhone 5S
About the Product
Watch all your movies and videos come to life with incredible detail and vibrant color on the 5.1-inch, full 1080p Super AMOLED® HD display. And enjoy a perfect viewing situation, no matter where you are, as your screen dynamically adjusts to compensate for ambient light.
This update to the iPhone 5 comes equipped with a faster Apple A7 processor, an improved 8-megapixel camera, while also adding a Touch ID fingerprint sensor into the home button. Other features of the iPhone 5s include a 4-inch Retina display, AirPlay media streaming, Siri voice assistant, front facing camera, and 4G LTE high-speed data. This model comes with 16GB of internal storage and supports WiFi connectivity, so you can browse the Web, stream videos, shop online, and chat with friends from wherever you are. The iPhone 5s offers a slim and stylish design that is both lightweight and easy to carry, and is also equipped for international use.
Origin
China
Size & Weight
Height
5.6 in.
4.87 in.
Width
2.94 in.
2.31 in.
Depth
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
5.11 oz.
3.95 oz.
Display
Display Type
sAMOLED
LCD IPS
Screen Size
5.1 in.
4 in.
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1136 x 640
Pixel Density
432 ppi
326 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
 
Apple iPhone 5S UK Smartphone - Silver (16GB)
  • Beautiful design. Sharp display. Not the biggest screen. But it's ok. Fits good in hand.
  • The video and picture quality is very nice and sharp (like HD)
  • Beautiful design. Sharp display. Not the biggest screen. But it's ok. Fits good in hand.
  • Very elegant phone. Its really amazing. I like the size, (if bigger i use my ipad mini 2)cuz i like to use it and write with one hand, especially when i lay down in my sofa or bed.
  • The phone had a problem with the display, it was blinking, when I toke it to Apple store for guarantee, they told me the Phone was a locked phone sold in March 2014 to a Japanese carrier, I bought the phone as new in October 2014.
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
A7
Number of Cores
4
2
Processor Speed
2.5 GHz
1.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
 
Apple iPhone 5S UK Smartphone - Silver (16GB)
  • The iOS7 operating system is overall more refined and user friendly (i.e. – you can hold down and click X to delete an application on the iPhone rather than get confused trying to find the Settings/Application submenus on the Android
  • It is exactly what I ask......the phone meets my expectations. It is unlocked.....ideal for use abroad. Very fast internet and very good to call through viber or skype when I am out my country.
  • The sound is pretty cool, ios 8.3 is so fast and smooth.
  • It updated to the latest IOs version and has plenty of memory for apps
  • This iPhone is very slow .
Memory
Internal Memory
16 GB
16 GB
RAM
2 GB
1 GB
Expandable Memory up to
256 GB
0 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
16 MP
8 MP
Front-Facing Camera
2 MP
1.2 MP
Video Resolution
4K at 30 fps, 720p@120fps
1080p at 30fps
Other Functions
HDR, Geo-tagging, Face detection, Touch Focus, Panorama
Optical zoom, True Tone flash, Face detection, Panoramic video mode, Cinematic video stabilization (1080p and 720p), Slo-mo video
What customers say about "Camera"
 
Apple iPhone 5S UK Smartphone - Silver (16GB)
  • The Camera is quick to snap shots and pictures are sharp
  • excellent phone! I like the camera which provides wonederful photos.
  • This phone has truly exceeded my expectations. The camera alone is worth the purchase. I would highly recommend to my friends and family.
  • It is more functional than I had expected and the camera is really amazing.
  • Later on in like one month the back camera completely broke and the phone started to glitch a lot.
  • Camera and flash do not work. Purchased For a teenage girl. I will need to replace.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
NFC Technology
Yes
No
Charging Interface
micro USB
Lightning
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
CDMA
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n
Frequency
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100
Features
Operating System
Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
iOS 7
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
S-Voice
Siri
Mobile Payment Service Supported
No
No
Maximum Usage Time
21 hours
10 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
No
Extras
Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Photo/video editor, Document editor
Touch ID fingerprint sensor, Nano SIM
What customers say about "Features"
 
Apple iPhone 5S UK Smartphone - Silver (16GB)
  • Siri – Smoother and better voice accuracy. More natural and intuitive. I provide commands (“remind me about the 8am dentist appointment on December 31th”) and Siri understands.
  • The overall Volume of speaker is louder on the 5s than on the Galaxy S4. I can hear the ringer from other rooms.
  • Availability of iMessage and Facetime. Makes communicating with other Apple users simple. I can see when they are typing a reply back to me, and I can even Facetime in the car or from anywhere without having to download an configure a 3rd party app such as Skype
  • SIRI is a toy - an elaborate Magic 8 Ball with more responses tuned in. It is easier to voicedial on a dumbphone than to use Siri's primary purpose in life because ultimately, Siri is NOT AT ALL intelligent
  • Phone works great. My only complaint is that I am unable to turn off the shutter sound. The shutter sound plays when you take a photo or screenshot regardless of whether the phone is on silent or not.
Power
Battery Capacity
2800 mA/h
1560 mA/h
Wireless Charging
No
No
What customers say about "Power"
 
Apple iPhone 5S UK Smartphone - Silver (16GB)
  • Battery lasted all day, I just use Instagram, Twitter, Imessage ,and web-browsing
  • Absolutely love this Apple iPhone 5S converted over from Samsung and will never go back excellent battery life fast on everything an excellent mobile at a great price
  • Battery life is very short and it always needs recharging, even if not in use.
  • The battery lasts a few hours but it recharges fast
  • Gift with a battery that needs constant recharging
Accessories
Included With Unit
micro USB Cable, Battery, Charger, Headphone
EarPods with 3.5 mm Headphone Plug, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC


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