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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
$ 260.00 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

Galaxy Note Edge has a global score of 8.74, which is slightly better than iPhone 5s's 8.44 general score. Even though the Galaxy Note Edge is newer than the iPhone 5s, it is incredibly heavier and just a little bit thicker. Galaxy Note Edge has Android 5.0 OS, while iPhone 5s has iOS 8.x OS. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has a little bit better display than Apple iPhone 5s, because it has a way higher resolution of 2560 x 1440, a lot higher pixel density and a much bigger display.

Galaxy Note Edge counts with a slightly bigger storage for games and applications than iPhone 5s, because although it has less internal memory capacity, it also counts with an external SD slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB. Galaxy Note Edge counts with a CPU that is very similar to the processor in iPhone 5s, because although the Galaxy Note Edge has a slower graphics processor running at 500 megahertz and a 32 bits processor instead of 64-bits, it also counts with more CPU cores and a higher amount of RAM memory.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge features a little bit better camera than iPhone 5s, and although they both have a same size aperture, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge also has a lot higher 3840x2160 video quality, a camera in the back with a way better 16 mega-pixels resolution and a larger back camera sensor taking more light and vivid colors.

The Galaxy Note Edge has a way better battery life than iPhone 5s, because it has a 91 percent larger battery capacity.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge not only is the best phones in this comparisson, but it's also a bit cheaper, which makes this phone an easy choice.