Samsung has announced the new Galaxy S5 smartphone and as expected, it comes with some impressive specifications. However, does it have what it takes to compete with flagship smartphones from other Android manufactures, we did a quick specs-comparison to get an idea. Find out more below.
|Phone||Samsung Galaxy S5||Sony Xperia Z2||LG G2|
|Display||5.1-inch 1920x1080p Super AMOLED||5.2-inch 1920x1080p Triluminos with||5.2-inch 1920x1080p IPS|
|Processor||2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core||2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core||2.26GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core|
|Memory||2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of internal storage, microSD card slot||3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot||2GB of RAM, 16/ 32GB of internal storage|
|Size||142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145 grams||146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm, 158 grams||138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm, 142 grams|
|Cameras||16MP rear, 2.1MP front||20.7MP rear, 2.2MP front||13MP rear, 2.1MP front|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G, IR Blaster||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G||Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G|
|Battery||2800 mAh||3200 mAh||3000 mAh|
|OS||Android 4.4.2||Android 4.4.2||Android 4.2.2 (4.4.2 update already rolling out in select markets)|
|Durability||IP67 dust and water resistance||IPX5 and IPX8 (waterproof), IP5X (Dust protected)||None|
As you can see, despite some great specifications, the phone still falls behind Sony’s Xperia Z2 at least on paper but trumps the LG G2, which is expected considering G2 was launched last year.
We will have to wait for the availability of both Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 to really know which of the two, is a better performer in real life.
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