Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

432 ppi
518 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.76 %
76.62 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)

Features

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

Front

2.1 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.03 oz (171 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Silver, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Mali-T760 MP8

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
54.1 GB

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 (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

 
Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Stand-by time

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

Talk time (3G)

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
22.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Music playback

67.00 hours
64.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
15.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

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 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, 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), Gesture, Barometer

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

MHL
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 15, 2015

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN920A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.22 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.27 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.98 W/kg
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