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Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Sony Xperia Z4v
Global Score
8.428.91
Basic Information
SamsungSony
Android 4.4.2Android 5.1
2014-06-232015-06-16
5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches5.69 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches
5.11 ounces5.64 ounces
Black, Blue, Gold and WhiteBlack and White
--Glass and Metal
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 249.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.1 inches5.2 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Super AMOLEDIPS LCD
432 pixels per inch565 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.98.4
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset
Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
Adreno 420 (500 MHz) GPUAdreno 430 (600 MHz) GPU
8.648.82
Storage
16 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
3.823.82
Camera
16.00 MP + 2.10 MP20.70 MP + 5.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.00 aperture
--25.00mm focal length
0.38 inches (1/2.6") sensor0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
--1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
8.259.02
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Micro SIMNano SIM
9.79.7
Battery Life
2800mAh Li-Ion Battery3000mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
--Wireless Charging
390 hours standby time
21 hours talk time
--
4.324.48
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Infra-red port--
Fingerprint ID Scanner--
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Xperia Z4v is just a bit better than the Galaxy S5 Plus, with a general score of 8.91 against 8.42. Xperia Z4v's design is newer, but a little heavier and just a little bit thicker than the Galaxy S5 Plus. Both phones in this comparisson use Android OS (operating system), but the Xperia Z4v has the newer 5.1 version while Galaxy S5 Plus has Android 4.4.2 version.

The Sony Xperia Z4v features just a little better hardware performance than Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, because it has a faster graphics co-processor, a higher amount of RAM memory and a higher number of cores (but slower). Sony Xperia Z4v counts with a bit sharper display than Galaxy S5 Plus, because it has a bit larger screen, a higher resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and a higher amount of pixels per display inch.

The Xperia Z4v features a bit better camera than Galaxy S5 Plus, and although they both have the same 3840x2160 video definition and the same video frame rates, the Xperia Z4v also has a bigger aperture to take better captures and video in low light situations, a bigger back-facing camera sensor which offers a better photo and video quality and a camera with a much better 20.7 mega pixels resolution.

The Xperia Z4v's storage for games and applications is just as good as Galaxy S5 Plus's one, and although the Xperia Z4v has 32 GB internal memory, they both have an external SD slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB. Sony Xperia Z4v features a bit superior battery performance than Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, because it has a 3000mAh battery size against 2800mAh.

The Sony Xperia Z4v costs exactly the same than Galaxy S5 Plus, , which makes it a simple decision.