These two flagship smartphones are part of the shortlist of most desired in the market today. The choice between Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z2 would really give you a hard time absent a detailed comparison between these smartphones.


Check out the comprehensive head to head comparison of the Sony Xperia Z2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5.


Both the Sony Xperia Z2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 have retained the overall look and feel of their predecessors to a large extent. The Xperia Z2 is equipped with an angular aluminum surround design and straight lines. The paneled detailed along the sides renders a striking appearance to the gadget. However, the fact that it acts as a magnet for fingertips acts as its downside.

Samsung Galaxy S5 is A bit smaller in size, and the ridged texture of the phone renders a firmer grip.

Both the phones are dust and water resistant. The Galaxy S5 has a super AMOLED touch screen display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. The Xperia Z2, on the other hand, has a 5.2 inch IPS LCD touch screen display with the same resolution as that of Galaxy S5.


CPU HARDWARE or Processor

Both the smart phones are powered by the updated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core Krait 400 chipset. The Samsung Galaxy S5 has quad core krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5 GHz and a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset with 2GB RAM and 16 and 32GB ROM alternatives. It supports an external memory of 128 GB. The Sony Xperia Z2 has a quad core krait 400 processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with a 16GB ROM and 3GB RAM. It supports external memory of up to 64 GB.

OS or Operating System

Both the flagships smartphones runs Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system rendering multiple functionalities at the same time. Both the interfaces are user friendly.


Sony Xperia Z2 comes with a brilliant 20.7MP primary camera with LED flash along with autofocus. While the Samsung Galaxy S5 is only equipped with a 16MP primary shooter with LED flash and autofocus. The secondary camera support stands at 2.2MP shooter and 2MP front camera for Sony Xperia Z2 and Samsung Galaxy S5 respectively. Sony clearly scores over Samsung when it comes to the camera.


Sony Xperia Z2 clearly wins when it comes to looks but Samsung Galaxy 5 is superior when it comes to storage capacity. But take special note on the Galaxy S5’s speed. Samsung Galaxy S5 supports the 2X2 MIMO and the fifth generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and with LTE Category 4 standard connectivity. The device having higher data transfer speeds, the Galaxy S5, definitely means a smarter investment for the future.