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Apple iPhone 5s Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
Global Score
8.448.74
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 5.0, 4.4
2013-09-102014-09-03
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 inches
3.95 ounces6.14 ounces
Black, Gold and GrayBlack and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 270.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
4 inches5.6 inches
640 x 1136 pixels 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
326 pixels per inch525 pixels per inch
500 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.88.4
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipset
64-bit Cyclone ARMv8 (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 450 (Quad-Core 2700 MHz) processor
1 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 420 (500 MHz) GPU
8.738.73
Storage
64 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.44.62
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP16.00 MP + 3.70 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.20 aperture
29.00mm focal length31.00mm focal length
0.33 inches (1/3") sensor0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video--
7.818.58
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMMicro SIM
9.59.8
Battery Life
1570mAh Li-Ion Battery3000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
250 hours standby time
10 hours talk time
18 hours talk time
3.524.24
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
--NFC
--Infra-red port
--Fingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is a little bit better than the iPhone 5s, with an 8.74 score against 8.44. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge counts with Android 5.0 OS, and iPhone 5s counts with iOS 8.x OS. The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is a newer phone than the iPhone 5s, but it is a little thicker and heavier.

Galaxy Note Edge features a little more vivid display than iPhone 5s, because it has a way better 2560 x 1440px resolution, a lot higher quantity of pixels per inch of screen and a really bigger screen. Galaxy Note Edge counts with slightly more storage capacity to store more apps and games than iPhone 5s, because although it has 0 less internal storage, it also counts with a slot for an external memory card that allows up to 128 GB.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge's processor is very similar to the Apple iPhone 5s one, because although the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a worse GPU running at 500 megahertz and a 32 bits processor against 64-bits, it also counts with a larger number of faster cores and a greater amount of RAM. Galaxy Note Edge features a slightly better camera than iPhone 5s, and although they both have a F2.2 aperture, the Galaxy Note Edge also has a much more mega pixels camera, a much better 3840x2160 (4K) video definition and a larger sensor providing a higher image quality.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge features a really longer battery lifetime than iPhone 5s, because it has 3000mAh of battery capacity against 1570mAh.

Even being the best phone in this comparisson, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is also the cheapest one.