Features Key features of the Galaxy S5  vs P8 lite 

screen size

Galaxy S5
P8 lite

screen resolution

Galaxy S5
1920 x 1080
P8 lite
1280 x 720


Galaxy S5
2 GB
P8 lite
2 GB


Galaxy S5
Quad core
P8 lite
Octa core

camera resolution

Galaxy S5
16 MP
P8 lite
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Much faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 2x faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 3.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly sharper screen 431 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1280 x 720 2.2x higher resolution
More battery capacity 2,800 mA·h vs 2,200 mA·h More than 25% more battery capacity
Higher resolution front camera 16 MP vs 13 MP Around 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Longer standby time 36,000 min vs 23,328 min Around 55% longer standby time
Lighter 131 g vs 145 g Around 10% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S5  vs P8 lite 

As usual with Super AMOLED displays, viewing angles are superb.
Galaxy S5

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S5  vs
P8 lite 
Type Super AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.1" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 431 ppi 293 ppi


Clock speed 2.5 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 16 MP 13 MP
Resolution 16 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.1 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 1,260 min 1,200 min
Talk time (3G) 1,260 min 780 min
Standby time 23,328 min 36,000 min
Capacity 2,800 mA·h 2,200 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S5  vs
P8 lite 
Weight 145 g 131 g
Thickness 8.1 mm 7.7 mm
Size 72.5 x 142 x 8.1 mm 70.6 x 143 x 7.7 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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