Head-To-Head: Amazon Fire Phone Vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

Breaking Away

The operating system is where Amazon and Samsung part ways. Galaxy S5 runs the latest edition of Android -- version 4.4.2 Kit Kat, with Samsung's multitasking UI on top. Fire runs FireOS, which has Android at its base and adds Amazon's carousel of content on top.

Both offer zillions of apps through the Google Play app infrastructure, amazing power efficiency and super-long battery life.

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