iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4- Specs Comparison

Here, SpiderOrbit compares the two smartphones of leading brands Apple and Samsung, which are known for their innovative  devices in the world. iPhone5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 were sold out like hot cakes at the time of launching and these devices still have a reputation among the other latest smartphones.

No matter how this contest unfolded, the new smartphone Samsung significantly raised the bar for the entire market, offering features that only a few years ago could only be seen in science fiction films.

We are comparing the features and specs of iPhone 5 and Galaxy S4, which is easily understandable to make a right decision.

Read: iPhone 5S full Specifications with Price and Release Date

Read: Will  Galaxy Note 3 determine the future of Samsung ?


Display and Network:

When Apple first introduced its Retina display in the iPhone 4 model, it was certainly a cut above all, that there were then on the market. But then, BlackBerry, HTC and others gradually caught up and even managed to get around the leader density. Now we can include in the same list and Galaxy S4. Its 5-inch Super AMOLED-display (active matrix organic light-emitting diodes) provides high resolution of 1920 x 1080! We got that Galaxy S4 with 441 ppi pixel density, and a new record in the industry.

For comparison, 4-inch Retina Display of the iPhone 5 has a resolution of 1136 x 640, and the density is 326 ppi. It is clear that the more pixels, the better for your eyes. Galaxy S4 screen is protected with the latest glass Gorilla Glass 3 of Corning; panel of the iPhone 5 is not fingerprints. Galaxy S4 runs on Android 4.2 jelly bean, whereas iPhone 5 runs on its private OS iOS 6 and both supports 2G,3G,4G and wifi networks.

Here the S4 wins the race.


It has a 8 megapixel primary camera with LED flash and autofocus which produces HD quality output and It has a 1.2 megapixel front facing secondary camera. Its photography features are panorama, face detection, Geo-tagging, HDR and more.

Galaxy S4 has a 13 megapixel primary camera with LED flash and autofocus which produces HD quality output and It has a 2 megapixel front facing secondary camera. It has other photography features including optical image stabilization, face detection, Geo-tagging and HDR.

The winner is the Samsung.

Processor :

iPhone is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core A6 processor with PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics), which allows to double the performance of applications and graphics compared to the iPhone 4. 1 GB RAM boosts the speed of the device.

Galaxy S4 has a powerful 1.6 GHz quad-core processor and a 2GB RAM. It performs very well while playing games or watching movies. Both the handsets can record 1080p videos and play it with true frame rate.

Without passing rigorous tests, it is difficult to pick a winner. In our opinion, in the processing of graphics, both models are approximately equal.

Internal and External Storage:

Both the versions are available in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB storage capacity, but the Galaxy allows you to add to this 64 GB memory card microSD.
External storage helps S4 to win the race.

Battery : 

Except for near field communication and IR emitter available in Galaxy S4, both models are approximately equal in their ability to work in a network. iPhone 5 is equipped with a non-removable battery with a capacity of 1440 mAh; complement its legendary brand power management algorithms. The Samsung has a removable battery of 2600 mAh capacity.

Samsung Galaxy S4 wins here because of powerful battery.

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