Galaxy Mega 5.8 Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1.5
    GB
  • size
    5.8
    inches
  • resolution
    189
    ppi

iPhone 5 Apple

  • clock speed
    1.3
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    325
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 vs Apple iPhone 5

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.0
9.3

Processing power

sunspider
6.9
7.2

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5
5.9
7.0

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.5
8.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
5.8"
4"
Resolution
960 x 540 (189 ppi)
1136 x 640 (325 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
Brightness
559 cd/m²
640 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.35
3.997
Surface
None
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
1080p

processor

System on a chip
Apple A6 (APL0598)
CPU
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.3 GHz, Apple A6
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
501
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
Broadcom VideoCore IV
266 MHz, PowerVR SGX 543MP3
Architecture
Tri core
GL benchmark 2.5
12
27
Epic citadel
56.8
--
Basemark x
--
7.01
RAM
1.5 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
--
f/2.4, 4.3 mm (33.9 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
--
f/2.4
Secondary camera
1.9 MP
1.2 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 VC-1/WMV
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
17 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,600 mA·h
1,440 mA·h
Talk time
720 min
480 min
Standby time
26,400 min
13,500 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
522 min
Web browsing
--
596 min
Video playback
--
612 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Bottom)
Frequency response
--
+0.06, -0.51
Noise level
--
-91.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
--
+0.00, -0.26
Noise level
--
-90.6 dB
FM radio
No
No

form factor

Size
162.6 x 82.4 x 9 mm
58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
Weight
182 g
112 g
Body
--
Aluminum
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume

software

Operating system
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
iOS 6
Upgradable to
--
iOS 7
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,062 ms
922 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
No
No

features

Internal storage
8 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
None
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM (2, Active)
Nano-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.6 dB
66.8 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
64.6 dB
66.1 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No