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Today we’re going to talk about the Microsoft Lumia 535 and Samsung Galaxy S5, two devices that were released in 2014. Keep in mind that one device runs on Windows Phone OS, while has Android installed on it, so if you are a fan of any of these OS, it will be pretty easy to make a choice between them.


The Lumia 535 device measures 140.2×72.4×8.8mm and weights 146 grams. It has a glossy plastic back with curved edges and the available colors are orange, green, white, black, gray and blue. On the other hand, the Galaxy S5 is thinner as it measures 142×72.5×8.1mm and weights 145 grams, but its plastic back has a dotted pattern and a faux metal frame, while its options of colors are Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue and Shimmery White. In addition, Samsung made it dust and water resistant.


The Lumia 535 device has an IPS LCD display of 5-inch which supports a resolution of 960×540 pixels at 220ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Galaxy S5 comes with a Super AMOLED 5.1-inch display that features a bigger resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 432 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Lumia 535 sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset that houses a quad-core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 302 graphics card and 1GB of RAM. The Galaxy S5 has a Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset with a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, an Adreno 330 graphics card and 2GB of RAM.


The Lumia 535 comes with an internal storage of 8GB that can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card. On the other hand, the Galaxy S5 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, which support expansion up to 128GB.


The Lumia 535 sports a primary camera of 5MP found on the rear side of the device that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 5MP that is found on the front side of the device. The Galaxy S5 has a way better primary camera of 16MP that’s which offers features such as smile/face detection, panorama, HDR, geo-tagging, LED flash, autofocus and the secondary camera is 2MP.


Both devices come with non-removable batteries. However, the Lumia 535 has a weaker battery of only 1905 mAh compared to the one that the Galaxy S5 device houses, which has a capacity of 2800 mAh.