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Comparison between Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note II


Date: 13 Jan 2015   Posted By: Saloni Rathee     Group: Computers & Smart Devices    Category: Smartphones   

I am confused about both the cool releases by Samsung. I would like to know all the features of Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note II so that I can find the best one from the two mentioned above. I would like to ask the experts for the detailed comparison of Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung GALAXY Note II.

Planning to buy a new smartphone and confused between Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note II? Read this thread for detailed and complete analysis and comparison between the two which will help you to make an informed purchase decision.


Author: Timmappa Kamat    13 Jan 2015      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 12  (Rs 12)    Voting Score: 0

Samsung Galaxy S5 specifications
  • It has a screen size of 5.1 inch, suitable for one handed operation. Resolution at 1080 X 1920 with 432 PPI gives impressive display.
  • AMOLED seen offers clear blacks and rich colors.
  • The phone is powered by 1.9 GHz Octa-core Exynos processor gives you super smooth operation.
  • 2 GB on board RAM gives you the lag free functioning.
  • The device sports 16 GB on board memory that can help you store anything on earth, and if you are not satisfied with this gigantic memory, you can add it up by another 128 GB via micros card.
  • Super powerful 16 MP camera helps you capture all your happy memories, while the 2.1 MP front camera will be a delight to the selfie fans.
  • The device runs on Android 4.4.2 upgradable to Lollypop 5.0

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Specifications
  • 5.5 inch touch screen with 720 X 1280 resolution that can fit in your palm.
  • It has a pixel density of 267 PPI.
  • Super AMOLED screen to give you a feel rich colors.
  • Equipped with Exynos 4412 Quadcore processor with clock speed of 1.6GHz offering powerful performance.
  • A 8 MP 3244 X 2448 resolution camera for great pictures.
  • 1.9 MP front camera for selfie moments.
  • Available In 16,32 And 64 GB variants to fill it up with your favorite apps, games and images- expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card.Also offers 50 GB Dropbox cloud storage free.
  • 3100 mAh battery offering standby time up to 980 hours and talk time up to 35 and 16 hours on 2G and 35 respectively.
  • The device runs on Android jelly bean 4 2.2, upgradable to KitKat 4.4 2- planned upgrade to Lollypop 5.0.
  • Sensors on board Include proximity, compass, gyroscope and barometer.

Conclusion


In comparison, S5 fares better than Note 2. Note 2 being an old device is turning out if date. A few points to be noted in a comparative analysis include:

1. S5's powerful processor wins against 1.6 GHz processor on Note 2
2. S5 has better pixel density.
3. Better megaphone count on S5.
4. The ultra power saver mode on S5 is an asset.


Author: Aman    13 Jan 2015      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 25  (Rs 25)    Voting Score: 0


If you want to know the detailed comparison between Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung GALAXY Note II than you need to go through the details given below. I have provided the complete details for the comparison between Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung GALAXY Note II so that you can select the best device according to your use.

Samsung Galaxy S5


Some of the features of Samsung Galaxy S5 are mentioned below:

Design
  • It is an awesome device which comes with a great stylish look with the dimensions of 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm.
  • It is just 145 gram in weight.
  • It is Water and Dust resistant.

Display
  • It comes with a medium size screen of 5.1 inches which can easily be fit on your palm and a big screen also give a advantage to give a better view.
  • It comes with the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels so that it can give a clear view to the users.
  • It has 432 ppi.
  • It is a Multi-Touch device.
  • It comes packed with 2 sensors and they are Light sensor and Proximity sensor.
  • It comes protected with a Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3).

Camera
  • It has a primary camera of 16 MP with LED flash so that users can click photos in a clear view or in high quality.
  • It comes packed with some features related to camera and they are Autofocus, Phase detection autofocus, Touch to focus, Manual focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Night mode, Scenes, Effects, Self-timer and Voice activation.
  • It has a secondary camera of 2.1 MP so that users can use video chatting apps, Video calling features.

Hardware
  • It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC, Quad core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400 processor with 2 GB of RAM so users need not to worry about the working speed of this awesome device.
  • It comes loaded with 32 GB of internal storage space and the external storage space can be expanded using microSD card up to 128 GB so users need not to worry about the storage space in it.

Battery
  • It is powered by a long continuous battery of 2800 mAh which can give you a talk time (3G) up to 21.00 hours and Stand by up to 16.2 days (390 hours).

Mutimedia
  • It comes embedded with a loud speaker so that users can listen to their beats clearly.
  • It supports YouTube player.

Internet browsing
  • It supports Google Chrome as a browser.

Technology
  • It supports Micro SIM and GPS.
  • It supports many connectivity features and they are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (4.0), Mobile hotspot, USB (3.0), micro USB as a connector, USB charging, NFC, HTML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+ and Infrared.

These were some of the features of Samsung Galaxy S5.

Samsung Galaxy note 2


Some of the features of Samsung Galaxy S5 are mentioned below:

Design
  • It is an awesome smartphone which comes with a great look with the dimensions of 151 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm.
  • It is just 182 gram in weight.

Display
  • It comes with a big size screen of 5.5 inches which gives a better view to the users as compare to the small screens.
  • It comes with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
  • It has 265 ppi.
  • It is a Multi-touch smartphone.
  • It comes packed with 2 sensors and they are Light sensor and Proximity sensor.

Camera
  • It has a primary camera of 8 MP with LED.
  • It has some features related to camera and they are Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), CMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Smile detection, Burst mode, Panorama and Scenes.
  • It has a secondary camera of 1.9 MP.

Hardware
  • It runs on Samsung Exynos 4 (4412), Quad core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 processor with 2 GB of RAM.
  • It comes loaded with 64 GB of internal storage space and the external storage space can be expanded using microSD card up to 64 GB.

Battery
  • It is powered by a long continuous usable battery of 3100 mAh which can give you Talk time up to 35.00 hours, Stand-by time up to 40.8 days (980 hours), Talk time (3G) up to 16.00 hours and Stand-by time (3G) up to 37.1 days (890 hours).

Multimedia
  • It comes embedded with a loud speaker.
  • It supports YouTube player.

Technology
  • It supports GPS.
  • It supports 4G network.

Connectivity
  • It supports Bluetooth (4.0), Wi-Fi, Mobile hotspot, USB (2.0), micro USB, USB charging, NFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync and MirrorLink.

Other features
  • It comes packed with some sensors and they are Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass and Barometer.
  • It supports Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording.

These were some of the features of Samsung Galaxy Note 2.

My verdict


They both are just awesome smartphone with many awesome features. You can get them on various online mega stores. They both give value to your money. I have provided you with the complete details of both the smartphones so that you can compare them to get the best one for you.


Author: Alok Nath Pandey    13 Jan 2015      Member Level: Gold     Points : 8  (Rs 8)    Voting Score: 0

Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note II belongs to phone of Galaxy series. The major difference between these two is their release dates. Samsung Galaxy S5 was released in the month of April 2014 whereas Samsung Galaxy Note II was released in the month of November 2012.

Comparison of Samsung Galaxy S5 with Samsung Galaxy Note II


Display
  • Galaxy S5 has 5.10 Inches screen size having 432 pixels density whereas Galaxy Note II has 5.5 inches screen size with 267 pixels density.

  • The screen resolution of Galaxy S5 is 1080x1920 pixels but Note II has a resolution of 720x1280 pixels .

  • The both smartphones has 16M colors to display

Hardware
  • Galaxy S5 runs on Android Kitkat v4.4.2 operating system and Galaxy Note II runs on Android Jelly Bean v4.1 operating system.

  • Galaxy S5 has 1.9 GHz octa core processor whereas there is a 1.6 GHz quad core processor is available in Note II

Storage
  • There is 2 GB RAM provided to the user in Galaxy S5 and Note II also provides the same amount of RAM to its users.

  • Galaxy S5 has 16 GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 128 GB using a SD card but Galaxy Note II has the same amount of internal memory that can be expanded up to only 64 GB.

  • Galaxy S5 runs on Android Kitkat v4.4.2 operating system and Galaxy Note II runs on Android Jelly Bean v4.1 operating system.

Battery
  • Galaxy S5 has 2100 mAh battery provided on the phone but note II provides more powerful Li-ion3100 mAh battery on the phone.

Camera
  • Galaxy S5 has a 16 MP primary Camera and 2.1 MP Front Camera

  • Galaxy Note II has 18 MP primary Camera and 1.9 MP front camera.

Connectivity
  • In Samsung Galaxy S5 there are many options available for connectivity such as Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, Infrared, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 3.5 mm headphones jack, etc.

  • The above mentioned options for connectivity are also available in Note II except infrared.








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