Top differences between iPhone 5S and Galaxy S5

Must awaited Galaxy S5 got released on 24th February with a number of new features and new design. Normally the mobile world wants wants to make compare between Galaxy S5 will rival iPhone 5S, to confirm which should choose. Here top difference between iPhone 5S and Galaxy S5

Top differences between iPhone 5S and Galaxy S5


You can make an easy decision upon this category. Because if you loves a bigger phone, you can go for Galaxy S5 otherwise can chose iPhone 5S. Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with a dimension of  5.59*2.85*.35 inches and it weighs 5.11 ounces. At same time iPhone 5S weighs only 3.95 ounce and having dimension of 4.87*2.31*.3 inches.

iPhone 5S made up of glass and covered with aluminum body. The metal body of iPhone 5S seems to have more stunning look than that of Galaxy S5, available golden, grey and silver colors. It also feels more smoother and golden version goe high demands from customers.

Samsung Galaxy S5 have new glam look withstanding on same plastic body. Samsung also added more grip to back side of the phone for easy handling. It available in charcoal black, shimmery white and electric blue.


Galaxy S5 boast a full HD super AMOLED display within 5.1 inch screen. It is more sharper than iPhone 5S’s LED screen with retina display. Upon pixel density Galaxy S5 stands in op position, having pixel density of 432ppi where iPhone 5S only have 326ppi.

Samsung also included an ambient light sensor within Galaxy S5 so that it automatically adjust brightness depending on surrounding you are at. iPhone 5S also have promising brightness.

Galaxy S5 also have IP67 rated waterproof and dust proof screen. It surely becomes a promising feature for outdoor condition. Apple didn’t make such a promising resistive body for iPhone 5S.

Processor and Memory

Apple iPhone 5S have world’s first ever 64 bit mobile processor for mobile. In fact no other manufacture use this technology until today, even not within Galaxy S5. It provides support for high end applications provide advanced graphic support. iPhone 5S also have M7 co-processor for recording movements from accelerometer, also have 1GB memory support.

Within Galaxy S5 you can see 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. It becomes much effective enough to provide lagless performance and advanced power management. It didn’t have co processor like iPhone 5S have, but have a dedicated sensor that monitor your heartbeat for providing better health advice, also have 2GB RAM within it.

iPhone 5S available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB memory format where Galaxy S5 available in 16GB and 32GB format, can be expand memory up to 64GB via micro-SD card.

Fingerprint Sensor

Apple held the credit of introducing fingerprint sensor for the first time within a Smartphone through iPhone 5S. Yesterday Samsung also managed to bring fingerprint sensor for Galaxy S5. Both phones out the fingerprint sensor beneath of the home button.

fingerprint sensor

Within iPhone 5S you have to hold down your finger with home button until scanning get completed. Samsung uses swiping system for scanning your fingerprint. That you have to make a vertical swipe through home button. This same swipe system also can seen with HTC One Max, makes lots of error.

Both phones can be unlocked using your fingerprint. For Galaxy S5 you can set fingerprint security for personal data and applications, can put all these things within a personal folder and can locked through your fingerprint. iPhone 5S doesn’t have such a system, but it allows the users to purchase applications from iTunes store using fingerprint.

Operating System

Apple iPhone 5S runs on redesigned iOS7 operating system. The new design within the OS provides flat look for apps and can access any application instantly to dedicated search. The control center provides options for making quick settings for wide range for services for the iPhone 5S. New notifications bring all your schedules and messages within one place. Also you can use Siri for making much of tasks through your commands.

Galaxy S5 runs on Android 4.2.2 KitKat operating system. It will automatically sort out your contacts depending upon whom with you make more communication. It also brings hangout application for getting chat and text messages within one place. You will also get dedicated Google voice search along with number of Google services through  Android 4.4.

Galaxy S5 app

Samsung also provide revamped Touchwiz from the company over Android operating system. It provides access to applications like S finder and quick connect. Unlike grid system within predecessors you will see panels system for Galaxy S5. Samsung also included dedicated S health with much improvement for Galaxy S5. Once you place finger on sensor beside rear camera it monitor your heartbeat and advice for fitness routines.

You can also access these health service by synchronizing them with Galaxy ger series and new Galaxy fit device. Even though Apple iPhone have a motion focused M7 co processor it did’t include promising health applications.


Upon camera feature Galaxy S5 have 16 megapixel autofocus camera. It makes world’s fastest auto focusing within a mobile camera, 0.3 seconds. The real time HDR makes your phones looks like what you see in real world. You can also capture photos by focusing a single object and blurring everything around it. Galaxy S5 camera also provides you full HD video recording option and have 2.1 megapixel front facing camera.

iPhone 5S have 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash, managed to capture photos with brilliant color tones. It also allows you to capture series of photos at a time cans can select best among them. Unlike Galaxy S5 it have slow motion video recording at 720p, also provide full HD video recording. In case of camera Galaxy S5 seems to be the better option for you.

Price and Conclusion

Apple demands $199, $299 and $399 respectively for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB iPhone 5S without including taxes. It is available in major retail stores of Apple. For Galaxy S5 you have to waiting till April 11th, price yet to be announce.

The selection between these phones merely deeding upon the priority of services you expect from the device. If you are looking you for a device with good camera and sharper display choose for Galaxy S5. Otherwise you can enjoy unique design and secured ecosystem of Apple through iPhone 5S with much effective services.

Credit of images : Apple , Samsung Tommorrow