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Samsung Galaxy S5 Remove phone

Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile
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Apple iPhone 6 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Jan 2014
Market Status: Not officially announced

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4.2) TouchWiz UIiOS (8.x) 
Dimensions5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1)5.43 x 2.64 x (138 x 67 x 7 mm) 
Weight5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
  
RuggedWater, Dust resistantWater resistant 
IP certifiedIP 67  
Display
Physical size5.1 inches4.7 inches 
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels960 x 1704 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

432 ppi416 ppi 
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED  
TouchscreenMulti-touchYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera16 megapixels10 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.2F2.0 
Camera sensor size1/2.6"1/2.6" 
FeaturesAutofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Manual focus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Burst mode, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps)Yes 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Video calling 
Front-facing camera2.1 megapixels2.1 megapixels 
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-ACApple A8 
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Quad core, 2500 MHz, Krait 4002600 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 330  
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2048 MB RAM  
Built-in storage32 GB128 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 128 GB  
Battery
Talk time21.00 hours
the average is 12 h (740 min)
  
Stand-by time16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
  
Capacity2800 mAh1800 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
BrowserGoogle ChromeSafari 
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+  
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
DataLTE Cat4 Downlink 150 Mbit/s, LTE Cat3/4 Uplink 50 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS  
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass  
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigation  
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0Yes 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac802.11 ac 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 3.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSB  
FeaturesMass storage device, USB charging  
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, InfraredNFC 
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall, Fingerprint ID, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counterAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint ID 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced24 Feb 2014  
Scheduled release

Scheduled release - Shows when is the particular phone scheduled to be made available to the public in North America

 September 2014 

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