Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs. IPhone 5S

When talking about smartphones, Apple and Samsung without a doubt top the list. So, iPhone 5S and Samsung Galaxy S5 are likely to be the biggest premium smartphones of this year. So, what would you prefer? The big and bold Android or the slim and sleek iPhone! Before you come to any solution, let’s draw a comparison of Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S.

Price and Availability

As far as Samsung Galaxy  and availability is concerned, you will have to wait for a few more days. Samsung has assured to launch their much anticipated flagship smartphone in more than 100 countries. On the other hand, the iPhone 5S is already available by most of all major retailers. Depending on the storage you need and the money you are ready to shell out, you can find it in different versions.

Display and Design

At a glance, you will be able to recognize that Galaxy S5 belong to the Samsung smartphone clan. You will not find any noticeable changes in it apart from its perforated back. Besides, Samsung has added dust proof and water resistant credentials. Same goes for iPhone 5S that comes with similar construction as the iPhone 5. It is ridiculously light, thin and comes with a somewhat delicate and aluminum body with aluminosilicate glass front. Unlike iPhone 5S, the Galaxy S5 is all plastic which makes it sturdy and more robust. The S5 comes with a 5.1in standard Full HD Super AMOLED display. Whereas, iPhone 5S still has a 4in display. So, whether you need a smartphone that is small and light or tough, the choice is yours!

Performance and Processor

Performance wise both the Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5S are fast enough to handle multitasking. Within the Galaxy S5 and you will find all high-end specs, right from a 2.5GHz quad-core processor to 2GB of RAM. On the other hand, the iPhone 5S has a 64-bit A7 processor running at 1.2- to 1.3GHz and paired with 1GB of DDR3 RAM. So, whether you choose S5 or 5S, you can enjoy fast and high-performance.


For the photographer enthusiast out there, Samsung has infused the Galaxy S5 with a decent 16megapixel camera with an advance super-fast auto focus. In contrast, the iPhone 5S has an 8megapixel rear-facing iSight camera. It comes with a ‘True Tone’ flash and backside illumination sensor. Both the handset also comes with front camera. Overall, both the phone comes with good camera but don’t forget none can replaceable your DSLR!

Debate on if Android is better than iOS or vice-versa is something that seems not to settle soon. Apple has adorned the iPhone 5S with the latest iOS 7 that supports a quick setting feature called Control Center, better multi-tasking and lock screen access. While, the Galaxy S5 comes with Android 4.4 KitKat, which is considered to be Google’s most mature and easy-to-use mobile OS. No matter which one you choose, you can rest assured to enjoy a stable and easy-to-use interface. It will be a complete subjective and personal choice. As per our viewpoint, if you are new to smartphones and other latest technologies, we would suggest you to opt for iOS. On the other hand, opportunity for customization in more on Android as it is an open source and more potential than iOS.

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