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Motorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01) vs Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto Z2 Force vs Samsung Galaxy S5 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 XMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)20Points
Motorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)
5.5"
POLED

1440x2560

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2730
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
13PointsSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Compare Motorola Moto Z2 Force X
Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)20 Advantages Motorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)vsGalaxy S5 (SM-G900A)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core40%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (41GB user free)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB user free)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs145 grams (5.08 ounces)
+6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)33%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+534 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs432 PPI
+5.5"8%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP51%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Dual LED on both camerasAdvantage
The Dual LED on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.9" inchesvs+1/2.6" inches12%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2730 mAhvs+2800 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB - MHL-2Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
ModelMoto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Other model namesVerizon Lenovo Moto Z2 Force edition XT1789-01AT&T Galaxy S5 (4G LTE), Samsung Pacific
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2017April, 2014
Depth6.1 millimeters (0.24 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 155.8 millimeters (2.99 x 6.13 in)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)145 grams (5.08 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (41GB user free)
UFS 2.1
16GB (10GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)534 PPI432 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassShatterShieldGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 12 megapixels
• 12MP mono (f/2.0 1/2.9" 1.25µm PDAF)
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.9" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashDual-LEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL-2
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White/Gold
- Sony IMX386 back camera sensor
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
15W
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2730 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts• Fast battery charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto Z2 Force (XT1789-01)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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