Head-to-Head: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Apple iPhone 5S



Dimensions

The S5 is Samsung's biggest smartphone yet, rivaling the company's Galaxy Note 3. At 5.6 inches long by 2.9 inches wide, it's just one-third of an inch shorter and one-quarter-inch narrower. But next to the diminutive iPhone 5s, Galaxy looks like a surfboard. Apple's device is just 4.9 inches long and 2.3 inches wide and fits and is operated comfortably in one hand. Thickness is a wash; Samsung’s S5 spreads the pocket by 0.32 inches and the iPhone 5s by 0.30. Galaxy weighs roughly 25 percent more than iPhone: 5.11 ounces vs. 3.95.



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