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King VS King, Samsung Galaxy S5 And Sony Xperia Z2, Who Win The Race

Editor Rating: 3.9 / 5

 Let us weigh the strengths of the two Android beasts against one another; Samsung's Galaxy S5, and the Sony Xperia Z2. Support 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processors, and high-resolution cameras and a good capacity of battery with the good stand by and talk time yet that is the place the similitude’s stop.


Sony Xperia Z2 Specification

Galaxy X5 Specification

Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)

Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)

146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm (5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in), weight 158 g (5.57 oz)

142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in) ,weight  145 g (5.11 oz)

IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.2 inches (~424 ppi pixel density)

Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)

Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 800

Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805

16 GB storage, 3GB RAM, micro SD, up to 64GB

16/32 GB internal storage, 2 GB RAM, micro SD, up to 128 GB

20.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels image stabilized, Secondary Camera 2.2 MP

16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels, Secondary Camera 2.1 MP dual video call

Non-removable Li-Po 3200 mAh battery, Up to 690 h (2G) / Up to 740 h (3G), Talk Time 15 hours 2G and 19 hours 3G

Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery, Stand By 390 hours, Talk Time 21 hours

 Look and Display 

Our pen battle starts with distinctive features that each company has incorporated for the spring 2014 lead. Besides appearance and waterproof the two handsets contrast in dimensions, as well. The Galaxy S5 is taller and more wide than a year ago S4, but is shorter than Xperia Z2, sensible in the hand. Sony's telephone is heavier. The back cover of Galaxy S5 is removable exposing swappable battery, micro SIM and micro SD card. Xperia Z2 has solid body plan with fixed battery. Both are waterproof; Xperia Z2can bear five feet (1.5m) dip in water for 60 minutes, but Galaxy S5 can have bath in a tub or rain or shower and dip in three feet (1m) of water, for thirty minutes. Galaxy S5 LCD has better open air view of the display.

Galaxy S5 Xperia Z2

SoftwareAnd Interface

Samsung put another Touchwiz client interface on top of the most recent Android 4.4.2 Kitkat in the Galaxy S5. It presents compliment, round symbols, adjusted menus, and a plenty of new characteristics, for instance Private or Kids modes. It held off on the "S" marked applications and capacities this time, just stacking the Polaroid application with new services, made conceivable by the new sensor and chipset.

Processors and memory

The 2.5 Ghz quad-center Snapdragon 801 processors in the Galaxy S5 is of the Msm8974-AC mixed bag, which is a tad speedier than the 2.3 Ghz Msm8974-AB form in the Z2, however that is unrealistic to present any noteworthy distinction in ordinary use, or in benchmarks. In examination with the Snapdragon 800, the new 801 accompanies 14% speedier Krait 400 processor centers, and 28% quicker Adreno 330 design.

Sony xperia Z2 has 3 GB RAM as against Galaxy S5 having 2 GB, and the two have 16 GB of built in memory and have micro SD spaces to enhance the capacity.


Both telephones high-resolution cameras and LED light on the back - the Z2 has a 20 MP sensor, and the Galaxy S5 accompanies a 16 MP unit. The handsets use smallish 1.1 micron pixels for their sensors, implying that the one on the Z2 is marginally greater - 1/2.3" - than the 1/2.5" sensor in the S5. The Xperia Z2 having a 2.2 mega pixel back camera who support the quit bright image quality

The Snapdragon 801 processors in the S5 and Z2 permits 4k film recording with liquid 30fpd, and additionally particular center for bokeh impact in the camera application, and both telephones use those, simply that Sony calls it Background defocus. Sony offers 120fps footage for moderate movement motion picture, and its Time shift mode now requisitions movie.

Samsung offers HDR photography for both stills and movie, with Contrast self-adjust with Phase Detection AF, for quick 0.3s shot-to-shot times. The Galaxy S5 camera interface is a touch simpler to use with its substantial, simple to press alternative catches, while the one on the Xperia Z2 offers an astounding cluster of modes, not well organized.


Sony Z2 has3200 mAh battery, in a thin 8.2mm outline. This limit is more likened to a phablet, and Sony guarantees "extraordinary, class-heading battery execution".

Galaxy S5 has 2800 mAh removable battery with 21 hours of talk time on a charge, and 16 days of standby capacity. Samsung claims that the Galaxy S5 can persevere up to 10 hours of web searching, and up to 12 hours of HD movie playback, which is really great. There is another Ultra Power Saving Mode, in black and white, closing all unnecessary applications.

Additional Feature

Samsung inserted a Finger Scanner in the home key of the Galaxy S5, and put a heart rate sensor by the LED blaze. Yet Sony likewise has something else in store with the Xperia Z2; stereo speakers and intensifier set, named S-Front Surround Sound. Both have differentiating features and given the user with the choice of their liking.


The Xperia Z2 has a tad bigger screen, and a bigger battery than the Galaxy S5, more RAM, and a higher resolution camera. Its waterproof capacity is more than Galaxy S5, and looks and feels better in the hand. The S5, as it is, smaller, and a tad lighter and has two exceptional characteristics - the Finger Scanner biometry, and a heart rate sensor on the back. Still, Sony counters these really well with the expansion of its own sound additional items, such as stereo speakers, and an advanced clamor retraction mode.

Consequently the Sony Xperia Z2 joins both the magnificence, and the gigantic, in its glass-and-metal undercarriage. Given that both telephones are equipped for 4k film recording, Galaxy S5 would just be best before the Z2.



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