Which of these smartphones are best suited for conusmers to purchase? We pit the Samsung Galaxy S5 against the iPhone 5S to see which is better.
In terms of design and display, the iPhone 5S is similar to its predecessor; however the features are more improved and upgraded. The Apple iPhone 5S is slightly smaller than its competitor with the measurements of 123.8mm x 58.6mm x 7.6mm in height, width, and display respectively. It is equipped with 4 inches touchscreen having a resolution of 640×1136 pixels for better viewing and weighs about 112 grams.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy 5S comes with an IP67 certification, making it resistant to dust, sand, liquids, sweat and rain. It is bigger than Apple iPhone 5S with dimensions of 142mm x 72.5mm x 8.1mm in height, width, and display. The Samsung Galxy 5S has a 5.1 inches Super AMOLED touchscreen having a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and weighs at 145 grams.
For the hardware and OS, Apple’s iPhone 5S is equipped with the Apple A7 chipset having a dual core of 1.3GHz Cyclone CPU and PowerVR G6430 GPU. The iPhone 5S runs on iOS7 that can be upgraded up to iOS8.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy 5S is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.5GHz quad-core CPU and Adreno 330 GPU. The Samsung Galaxy 5S runs on the Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) operating system.
For camera specs, the iPhone 5S has a 8MP camera with a larger sensor that caters users with better picture quality, while the Samsung Galaxy S5 has 16MP rear camera and 2MP front camera with 5312×2988 pixels
The iPhone 5S prices ranges from $849.99, while the Samsung Galaxy 5S cost $574.99.
So which of these smartphones is best suited for consumers?