The Galaxy S5 is still one of the most popular smartphones. Now Samsung has released a new version. If the Galaxy S5 neo better or worse than the original? This shows the practice test.
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For a price that is comparable to the current the Galaxy S5, Samsung offers the Galaxy S5 neo reasonable smartphone. It offers much better cameras than the basic model, with the processing power and storage space, but they have to accept compromises. So if you are an amateur clippers, to not interfere with this loss, you can safely access.
the Galaxy S5 also offers neo the S5 several features that are missing the following S6 generation: waterproof case, change battery and expandable memory. Even in appearance, the differences can be found only with a magnifying glass.With regard to length, width and depth (142×72,5×8,1 millimeters) and weight (145 grams), the devices differ in any way from each other. Also on display will change nothing. At first glance, recessing the USB cap still falls most visible. The Galaxy S5 neo is still waterproof and dust proof, because Samsung has sealed the smartphone from the inside. This increases safety, since caps with time like wear and will no longer be able to guarantee protection against water and dirt particles. Turning around the smartphone falls on something positive: The now somewhat firmer backside is still removable. The battery is still installed is not fixed, it can be easily replaced.
Loss to the processor of the Galaxy S5 neo
In Galaxy S5 neo is the eight-core processor xynos 7580, which is clocked at up to 1.6 GHz. By comparison, the Galaxy S5, Samsung opted for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, which has four cores and has a clock speed of up to 2.5 gigahertz. This difference is also reflected in the benchmark tests. In Quadrant Standard both devices are currently very close. The benchmarks of the 3DMark but the story looks the same very different: While the Galaxy S5 indicates partly certainly no longer score due to its high performance, the Galaxy S5 neo cuts consistently under performing. Overhauled Only in An Tutu benchmark the Galaxy S5 neo its competitors. Should you so intent on ruining demanding smartphone games, the older Galaxy S5 remains the device of your choice.For everyday things and simpler mobile games the performance of the Galaxy S5 neo enough but for all. The menus can be quickly and smoothly navigate. The opening and closing apps and switch between them, the device prior to any problems. The exact results of benchmark tests and further comparative data, see the table.
Streamlined surface at the expense of the memory
The new Touch Wiz interface, which is used in all current Samsung devices, you are allowed to operate on the Galaxy S5 neo. The surface is slightly slimmer and left out features that are not so good arrived in the past by the users. Overall, the operation is more understandable and intuitive. Unfortunately, the negative impact on the amount of memory, since the interface eats 750 megabytes more than that of the Galaxy S5.That’s too bad, because Samsung has already scaled down the amount of memory the Galaxy S5 neo from 160 gigabytes to 144 gigabytes.
New cameras in old housing
Highlights of the Galaxy S5 neo are the cameras because Samsung built here much more powerful elements. The main camera has a resolution of 16 megapixels, the front camera is 5 megapixels strong. The back camera has an improved aperture than that of the Galaxy S5. This view images in low light conditions a whole corner brighter – assuming you prove when snap a steady hand, because the Galaxy S5 neo does not have an optical image stabilizer more. Photos blurred thereby easier. Video takes on the smartphone no longer in 4K (3840×2160 pixels), but only in Full HD (1920×1080 pixels).Are you a Selfie friend, so you must be pleased with the front camera, as compared to the original S5 the snapshots seem more colorful and less blurred. Test Photos are under the article available for download.
Radio instead of bio-metrics at Galaxy S5 neo
The gadgetry Samsung omitted the Galaxy S5 neo on a fingerprint sensor. For that you can listen to your favorite stations on the go again even without an Internet connection, thanks to the return of the FM receiver. Would You decide on the music program, so you have to be content to transfer your songs only on USB 2.0 instead of version 3.0 on your smartphone.
The Galaxy S5 neo offers decent performance for those looking for a well-equipped, affordable 5-inch Android. In addition, it is more flexible than the new Android flagship S6 & Co. thanks to changeable battery and memory card slot The comparison to the original S5 does not fall clearly from: The pace of work is poor, but the camera better – and the price hardly cheap (Stand: October 19, 2015). Those who value the camera, so it can access. All other company better the original Galaxy S5.