Samsung Galaxy S 5 vs Galaxy S 4: hands-on comparison (Video)

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The Galaxy S 5 is finally here; is it everything you hoped for? Inevitably, users are going to be comparing the GS5 to last year’s Galaxy S 4, and while it’s clear that Samsung has changed quite a few things about in the past eleven months, has it really done enough new here to inspire you to go out and buy a new phone? Let’s take a look at these two Galaxy S models and see how they measure-up.

In contrast to many of Samsung’s new flagships in years past, here the changes seem largely external rather than internal. After all, we’re looking at the same screen resolution, same amount of RAM, and same storage options. That said, the design language is refreshed, with Samsung long having moved on from Hyperglaze, and the GS5 departs even from the Note-3-look we saw migrate to some of those more recent Galaxy S 4 variants.

But enough talk; with no further ado, let’s get right down to this all-important comparison:

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Stephen Schenck
Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!