Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Google Pixel

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.76 %
68.88 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.3 megapixels

Hardware Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2.1 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.66 x 2.74 x 0.34 inches (143.84 x 69.54 x 8.58 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust
Splash, Dust

IP certified

IP 67
IP 53

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gray, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
2770 mAh

Charging

 
Yes

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

 
 

LTE

 
13 hours

Wi-Fi

 
13 hours

Music playback

67.00 hours
110.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.0
USB 3.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light, Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 12, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW4100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.92 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

 
0.58 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
USB-C 18W adaptor with USB-PD, A-C cable (USB 3.0), C-C cable (USB 2.0), SIM tool, Quick switch adapter, In box promos and collateral

MSRP price

 
$ 749
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