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From Stuff, another Lord Heseltine magazine.

 

Category: Winner as follows:

Design And Build; Apple

Screen: Samsung

Camers: Samsung

Performance; Draw

Features: Samsung

Battery: Samsung

UI; Apple

Overall winner: Samsung. 

Summary: A bigger, clearer, brighter screen; longer battery life; a larger crop of features that you won't find on any other handset – the S5 has many advantages over Apple's flagship, and thus we're happy to say it's overall the better of the two phones.

 

So the question remains, how did WhatApple only give the Samsung 4 stars when even their own sister publication was prepared to tell the truth?


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Why do you assume one subjective reviewer is the truth and one is not? 

 

Edit: don't think I have time for this one today, toodlepip Smile

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Paul. wrote:

Why do you assume one subjective reviewer is the truth and one is not? 

 

Edit: don't think I have time for this one today, toodlepip Smile

 

Because every review except one says it is the Dogs danglers. I picked the Stuff one as they are sister magazines.

I see you don't have a counter argument and want to run away. Matbe when you grow up a bit you will find time.

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No FaceTime though.   Smile

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FaceTime is shite

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daveh75 wrote:

FaceTime is shite

 

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I'd imagine it's because

The reviewer wrote:
it’s not the best for audio or video

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I'd imagine it's because

The reviewer wrote:
it’s not the best for audio or video

 

But video is well ahead according to other reviews. In fact, the pictures and screen are the best on the market (until the oppo Find 7 comes out).

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John Duncan wrote:

I'd imagine it's because

The reviewer wrote:
it’s not the best for audio or video

But video is well ahead according to other reviews. In fact, the pictures and screen are the best on the market (until the oppo Find 7 comes out).

The reviewer wrote:

It’s testament to the quality of the competition that in A/B comparisons we can find faults: at times colours can still be a little over-saturated, struggling to resist making naturally lit TV and film scenes look a little unreal. Rivals deliver a more refined, relaxed presentation, which often is more faithful and immersive.

It’s testament to the quality of the competition that in A/B comparisons we can find faults: at times colours can still be a little over-saturated, struggling to resist making naturally lit TV and film scenes look a little unreal.

Rivals deliver a more refined, relaxed presentation, which often is more faithful and immersive.

Whilst reviews are just subjective opinion, and I'd always want to read a few and take what I infrred from all of them to get a balanced view, did you actually read it or did you just look at the pretty stars?

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Because every review except one says it is the Dogs danglers. I picked the Stuff one as they are sister magazines.

I see you don't have a counter argument and want to run away. Matbe when you grow up a bit you will find time.

I had no counter argument as I had no interest in talking about phones, I just thought your statement was odd. Enjoy your S5.

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I use both FaceTime & Google Hangout regularly. FaceTime video & audio is far better in my experience, while Hangout often suffers with poor video & audio, and often the video cuts off.

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The Sony wins here:

 

http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/feature/a564433/smartphone-shootout-sony-xperia-z2-vs-samsung-galaxy-s5-vs-htc-one-m8.html#~oBFKvCWw1oapdX

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I use both FaceTime & Google Hangout regularly. FaceTime video & audio is far better in my experience, while Hangout often suffers with poor video & audio, and often the video cuts off.

Why do you use HO, if FT is better?

Is it because you have friends/family/acquaintances without Apple devices. That is why FT is shite, and always will be, compared to cross platform services.

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Well, my in-laws are all Android, as my sister in law works for Google, and my brother in law is an ex-Googler and official Google tester. So obviously they're anti-Apple. My side of the family have Android phones and iPad mini. I coaxed them to try hangout, but it was impossible to chat at all, as they're network isn't as fast as UK. FaceTime works beautifully even with slow internet speed.

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I'm not so sure Samsung will have the cake and eat it.  There is another competitor on the Android market that could potentially be a thorn in both Samsung and Apple's butt !  Sony Xperia Z2 and the Z3 coming out in the Autumn ... When I finished with my Blackberry contract the phone that stood out for me is the Xperia Z2. 

There is NO perfect mobile out there but of the three phones, Xperia z2, Galaxy S5, iPhone 5S it is very close.  If the Xperia  Z2 was running iOS it would kill off Samsung.  So I think the competition is now a three way battle.

 

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Don't forget HTC One M8, arguably the most gorgeous phone on sale.

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