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Apple iPhone 5s Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus
Global Score
8.448.42
Basic Information
AppleSamsung
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 4.4.2
2013-09-102014-06-23
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches
3.95 ounces5.11 ounces
Black, Gold and GrayBlack, Blue, Gold and White
Aluminium--
--Scratch-Resistant Glass
$ 270.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
4 inches5.1 inches
640 x 1136 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
326 pixels per inch432 pixels per inch
500 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.87.9
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipset
64-bit Cyclone ARMv8 (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorKrait 450 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processor
1 GB (1600 MHz) RAM2 GB (800 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 420 (500 MHz) GPU
8.738.64
Storage
64 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.43.82
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP16.00 MP + 2.10 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.20 aperture
29.00mm 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--
7.818.25
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 and GSM
Nano SIMMicro SIM
9.59.7
Battery Life
1570mAh Li-Ion Battery2800mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
250 hours standby time
10 hours talk time
390 hours standby time
21 hours talk time
3.524.32
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
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 iPhone 5s has a global score of 8.44, which is a little bit better than Galaxy S5 Plus's 8.42 general score. The iPhone 5s counts with iOS 8.x OS, while Galaxy S5 Plus has Android 4.4.2 OS. The iPhone 5s is an older phone than Galaxy S5 Plus, but Apple managed to make it a lot lighter and just a bit thinner anyway.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus features a bit better looking display than Apple iPhone 5s, because it has a lot better 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, a larger display and a higher pixels density. IPhone 5s has a greater storage to install applications and games than Galaxy S5 Plus, because although it has no external memory slot, it also counts with 48 GB more internal storage.

The iPhone 5s counts with a bit better performance than Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, because although it has 1 GB lesser RAM and 2 lesser and slower CPU cores, it also counts with a 64 bits CPU and a better graphics processor working at 600 MHz. The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus has a slightly better camera than iPhone 5s, and although they both have a same size aperture, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus also has a bigger sensor taking more light and vivid colors, a way better 3840x2160 (4K) video resolution and a much more mega pixels camera in the back.

Galaxy S5 Plus counts with a superior battery life than iPhone 5s, because it has 2800mAh of battery capacity.

Although Apple iPhone 5s is a better device, it costs a bit more money than Galaxy S5 Plus, and it doesn't have such a good relation between it's price and quality as the Galaxy S5 Plus. If you are trying to save some dollars, you can get Galaxy S5 Plus, giving up a few specs and features, but you will get the most with your budget.