If you are choosing between the Sony Xperia Z2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 then you are in a win-win situation. But which of these two devices comes out as the best?
The Samsung Galaxy S5 starts at around $585 for the unlocked version. If you want it on contract you can get it with AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Boost Mobile and Metro PC for around $199. There is no price set for the Sony Xperia Z2.
Both handsets off Android KitKat 4.4, but the Samsung Galaxy S5 has TouchWiz overlayed, while the Sony Xperia Z2 doesn’t.
The display of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is 5.1 inches with 432ppi, the Sony Xperia Z2 has a 5.2 inch display which offers 424ppi. The S5 display is Super AMOLED and the Z2 has the IPS LCD display. The display of the S5 is the sharpest.
When it comes to battery life, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is 2,800 so it should offer around 29 hours talk time and 290 standby. The battery in the Sony Xperia Z2 is 3,200 and offers around 19 hours talk time and 740 hours on standby.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is 11% lighter than the Sony Xperia Z2 at 145 grams compared to 163 grams. The former is 8.1mm thick and the latter is 8.2mm thick. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has water and dust proofing, the Sony Xperia Z2 also has water and dust proofing along with being water resistant.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 has the 2.5GHz processor compared to the 2.3GHz processor of the Sony Xperia Z2. Both have four cores. The S5 offers 2,048MB of RAM and the Z2 has 2,072MB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 offers a camera of 16MP on the back along with a 2.1MP on the front. The Sony Xperia Z2 has a huge 20.7MP on the back and a 2.2 on the front. Both offer 4k video.
Both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Sony Xperia Z2 has 16GB of internal storage and they can take an SD card up to 128GB.
Both phones are pretty well matched, apart from the cameras where the Sony Xperia Z2 beats the Samsung Galaxy S5. Of course it is a matter of personal choice which is the most suitable for you.