Posted March 16, 2013 by Priya Gupta in Comparisons

Grudge Match: Comparison between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Apple iPhone 5

Gadgets freaks from entirely over the world ransack for of the Samsung new device. Latest, Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone was unveiled in the event held in New York. Samsung devices, as invariably, recommence to occupy the buyers curiosity. Though Apple iPhone 5 was close to Samsung Galaxy S3 as well, but Galaxy S4 is a significant step to the next generation devices.

Android and iOS both are leading mobile OS, and most of the market share browbeaten by these kings. There are a large number of consumers, who do not care for OS. In other words, they just need a better device, which accomplishes their preliminary condition, fluctuating from Entertainment, Productivity and Battery Backup. Smartphones are a Status Symbol for some people, and some feel concern for features and they want to use it professionally. Well, there are a lot of requests we received since yesterday, whether they should look for Samsung Galaxy S4, or Flagship Apple device, Apple iPhone 5. We’ve addressed the requests, and here we’re comparing both.

As you might be cognizant, Samsung Galaxy SIV GT-i9500 is being compared with its proximal antagonists, and that is “Apple iPhone 5” smartphone. The question rise after the launch of Galaxy S4 smartphone is- What is better either Apple iPhone5 or Samsung Galaxy S4??. Read on to see if there is anything unusual in Samsung Galaxy S4 that separates from all other controversy.

Samsung Galaxy S4 GTI9500 vs Apple iPhone 5 Grudge Match: Comparison between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Apple iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : Size and Weight

The dimension of Galaxy S4 is 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 and the dimension of iPhone 5 is 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6.

As far as weight is concerned, the iPhone 5 is light in weight. It weighs 112 grams as compared to 130 grams.

If you look on size and its weight, then no doubt the Apple iPhone 5 is much lighter and thinner  handset than Galaxy S4 smartphone.

Result : Apple iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : Display

The size of the Galaxy S4 is 5 inch as compared to the 4 inch screen of Apple iPhone 5.

S4 comes with a giant 5 inch HD super AMOLDED capacitive touch screen display that supports 16M colors with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

Another phone that is Apple’s came with 4 inch Retina LED backlit IPS capacitive touchscreen, which supports 16 M colors. But  iPhone 5 is integrated with small resolution 640 x 1136 as compared to S4.

Undoubtedly, Galaxy S4 scores over iPhone 5 whose super Amoled display is merely at 441 ppi. The display consists of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Touch Wiz UI in case of  S4 smartphone  and in iPhone 5 it is made of Corning Gorilla Glass and oleo phobic coating.

Result : If the users actually looking for larger screens, they should definitely prefer Samsung product over the Apple.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : The processor

Galaxy S4 is equipped with Exynos 5 Octa chipset and powered by dual quad-core processor : one is Cortex A15 clocked at 1.6 GHz and another is Cortex A7 clocked at 1.2 GHz.

On the other hand, iPhone 5 comes with dual-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz speed and Apple A6 chipset.

Result : Samsung Galaxy S4.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : The Operating System

The S4 smartphone runs on Android v4.2.2 Android Jelly Bean OS while the iPhone 5 smartphone operates on Apple iOS 6 which has iCloud support and a Siri, which is much smarter.

Result : Tie.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : Memory Storage

The cell phone named Galaxy S4 include 2 GB RAM, whereas Apple iPhone 5 include 1 GB RAM memory.

Both the devices are available with multiple internal storage options, depends upon the users choice either choose out of the 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB options.

Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with micro SD card slot which allows the user to enhance the storage capacity by further 64GB.

If you want to store 128 GB data then go ahead with Galaxy S4.

Result : Samsung Galaxy S4.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : Camera

Well, talk about the camera specs. Samsung Galaxy S4 has 13 MP rear camera with auto focus, LED flash(4128 x 3096 p) featuring dual shot, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face  and smile detection, touch focus, image stabilization. It also came with 2 MP front camera with 1080 p resolution for video recording.

Other than this, Apple iPhone 5 has 8 MP iSight camera with auto focus, LED flash having same features as Galaxy S4. It also has 1.2 MP front camera that can record video at 720p and has face detection, face time over Wi-Fi or Cellular.

Features of both device are same but the difference in their camera specification and user will definitely go for S4.

Result: Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 : Connectivity

Both devices comes with LTE compatible and has a download capacity of 100 Mbps. In terms of connectivity, S4 comes with Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP, EDR, LE), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Hotspot.

However, Apple iPhone 5 doesnot possess the NFC feature which makes it look pale in comparison with Samsung Galaxy S4.

Result : Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5 :  Battery

The Galaxy S4 is loaded with Li-ion 2600 mAh battery capacity which is more that iPhone 5. Because iPhone 5 runs on non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery that gives stand by time up to 225 hr and talk time up to 8 hrs.

Though a bigger battery does not guarantee a longer battery life. Both the phones come loaded with battery saving feature.

Result : Tie

The Final Verdict

While there is no doubt that Galaxy S4 possesses innovative features like Smart Scroll, Air Gesture, S-Translator, S-voice Drive and Wave software. We believe that Samsung Galaxy s4 will give tough competition for its price. Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone will be available in the April-13,2013 with an estimated price of Rs 45,000.Where as the Apple iPhone 5 is available at a price of around 59,500.

Overall Result : Samsung Galaxy S4

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Priya Gupta

Love to be in the lap of the current environment with confidence. Quite interested in surfing different things. Ability to Learn, Getting knowledge. She has programming skills in C, C++. Interested in dancing, Modelling, Gardening. Feel happy to be in the lap of nature.