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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A) vs Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Motorola Droid Turbo 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Droid Turbo 2 XSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)14Points
Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)
5.1"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
17PointsMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 X
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
5.4"
AMOLED

1440x2560

21
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3760
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)

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!

Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)14 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)vsDROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)17 Advantages Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)17%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)14%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
+Micro-B USB - MHL-2Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+MicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0
2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (10GB user free)vs+32GB (22GB user free)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
432 PPIvs+544 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.1"vs+5.4"6%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(back) 21MP32%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
2800 mAhvs+3760 mAh34%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.0 version A2DPvs+4.1 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster
IP67 certifiedvs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military 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
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+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 featuresSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
ModelGalaxy S5 (SM-G900A)DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Other model namesAT&T Galaxy S5 (4G LTE), Samsung PacificVerizon Droid Turbo 2, Motorola Bounce
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USAMexico
USA, Mexico
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateApril, 2014October, 2015
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 142 millimeters (2.85 x 5.59 in)78 x 149.8 millimeters (3.07 x 5.9 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzQualcomm Adreno 430 600Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
32GB (22GB user free)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches5.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)432 PPI544 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3ShatterShield
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17)LTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels21 megapixels
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels5616x3744 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 3.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-2Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
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
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Gold
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Download Booster (LTE + WiFi)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Moto Maker
- Moto ShatterShield
- The screen don't crack or shatter
- TurboPower: 13 hours of battery life in 15min
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
15W
Battery capacity2800 mAh3760 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days
Standby57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 days21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900A)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.38W/kg (head) | 1.13W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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