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April 9 2014 4 09 /04 /April /2014 09:28


This year the struggle for the throne of best phone 2014 is going to be more acute than ever , with Samsung , Sony and HTC ( waiting for your LG LG G3) star with powerful devices . Normally the last years, thanks to their marketing campaigns and the quality of their devices, Samsung and Sony have grabbed much of the eyes of consumers and analysts. In a few days ( April 11 ) will launch its new smartphone Samsung star, Samsung Galaxy S5 , while Sony launched in May sure your Sony Xperia Z2 .

Many of you are sure you wish to know which of the two devices is better, which is worth having . In Exabeta think it is necessary to do a little comparison of both devices and that is what I will provide below. We hope to resolve some of the questions you have.



The Samsung Galaxy S5 to be launched worldwide next April 11 , is much like the old star Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3, while the Xperia Z2 is very similar also to your star of the Japanese brand 2013, the Xperia Z1 . The S5 Galaxy device is the smallest of the two , measuring 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm and weighs 145 g, while the Xperia Z2 is slightly larger with dimensions of 146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm and weight 158 g .

The Xperia Z2 features a premium finish with an aluminum frame and front and rear tempered glass , whereas the Galaxy S5 has a lightweight design made ​​of plastic with the novelty of the back with small perforations for superior grip device and also allow the user to access the battery to change it.

At first glance, the Sony design is very attractive , which will make the Xperia Z2 a terminal that will go to many users through the eyes, but you should never underestimate the usefulness of a design that can replace a battery as the Samsung . Both devices are waterproof , dustproof, the Samsung Galaxy S5(samsung galaxy s4 cases) offers the IP67 certification and Z2 Xperia IPX5 and IPX8 certification .



The Samsung Galaxy S5 has a Super AMOLED screen of 5.1 inches with a resolution of Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels, whereas in Sony Xperia Z2 has a slightly larger screen of 5.2 inches , again with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This offers a pixel density of 431 dpi for the Galaxy S5 , while the Xperia Z2 sets the bar at 424 dpi. Both displays are very sharp and full of detail .

Samsung has opted to fit a screen with AMOLED technology, while Sony has opted for an IPS LCD. Both are very strong , although Sony Live Colour Screen with LED technology to increase color saturation without excess provides more vivid colors if possible.

Processor , RAM and battery


The Sony Xperia Z2 equipped with the latest available processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad core at 2.3 GHz, with 3 GB of RAM making it the most powerful device in the Xperia range .

The Samsung Galaxy S5 also features a Snapdragon quad-core processor 801 at a slightly faster 2.5 GHz , has 2 GB of RAM ( one less than the Xperia Z2) so that gives some disadvantage with respect to terminal star Sony . Despite this , both devices offer users a smooth and seamless experience without giving any problems .

In the section of the battery, the Xperia Z2 wins with a wide difference in capacity with a 3200 mAh unit in front of the built-in Galaxy S5 2800 mAh unit . One thing to keep in mind is that the Galaxy S5 battery can be exchanged while the Xperia Z2 is not possible to change it on our own. Finally , both devices offer great energy saving features .



The Samsung Galaxy S5 brings a 16 megapixel camera on the back . Incorporating improved speed and focus point being possible shot a photo in just 0.3 seconds. There are some options to highlight also like: Selective Focus, HDR Live, as well as the option to capture video to 4K.

Sony is also offering the option to record 4K video on the Xperia Z2 with a 20.7 megapixel sensor on the back , as well as the Galaxy S5(galaxy note case) includes a series of remarkable features such as for example the stabilization SteadyShot digital for video, video recording in slow motion, effects of augmented reality and blurring the background for still images .

Software and Interface


Both Sony and Samsung to launch Android 4.4 will arrive with KitKat , the latest version of the Google operating system .

Both versions of KitKat are adapted by Sony and Samsung , with the Korean company which adds more customization to your phone with its new TouchWiz interface. As for software , Samsung added programs like S -Health will serve to control the user's exercise relying in part on available sensor in the back of the Galaxy S5 will be able to take your heart rate. Moreover, the Korean company added the "Download Booster" feature, which serves to speed up downloads via Wi -Fi and 4G working together .

Sony , meanwhile , continues to offer many brand software as : Movies, Walkman , Album , etc. .

Sony undoubtedly introduces Xperia Z2 in its look and closer to the native Android version of KitKat feelings, but there is no doubt that Samsung despite its high customization also gives the user the ability to do almost everything imaginable.

Final details , price and release date

In Samsung apart from the traditional features of a mobile high-end features that make certain added extra in this case a single device Galaxy S5 . Among those features is included apart from the above mentioned heart rate sensor , the fingerprint scanner that provides security and the ability to authorize payments in Paypal.

There is no doubt that Samsung has an amazing device with plenty of attractive technologies incorporated . The design does not seem to have advanced much , which could play into Sony .

The Sony Xperia Z2 is a larger device with a larger screen in general seems a more premium device. Sony incorporating features like digital noise canceling headphones supplied with interesting speakers on the front increase the level Z2 Xperia paragraph sound .

As far as pricing and release date Galaxy S5 appear global shape next April 11 to approximately 600 to 700 € , as the Xperia Z2 is expected to be released on the month of May at a price of € 699

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