Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 Comparison

Since the release of Android OS there has been a never ending war between Apple’s iOS and the Android based OS. The battle between Apple and Samsung has always been there but intensified even more after the unveiling of Samsung Galaxy S4. Both brands try to compete to their level best. Though the iPhone 5 remains the most sought smart phones, Galaxy S4 is arguably the fastest and best Smartphone till date. Here we are going to compare Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 features and conclude which one’s better among them.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 Comparison

  • Display

    The Galaxy S4 comes with a 5.0-inch screen with resolution of 1080×1920 and a pixel density of 441 per inch. The iPhone 5 comes with a 4.0-inch screen with resolution of 640×1136 and a pixel density of 326 per inch. Also the Galaxy S4 boasts of a 1080p HD display over the iPhone 5’s 720p HD display. But the difference is hardly noticeable to the eye on the 5 inch screen.

  • Processor

    Galaxy S4 is armed with 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 or 1.9 GHz Octa core Snapdragon 600 processors which has been benchmarked the fastest processor in the world and almost twice as fast as 1.02GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor of iPhone 5.

  • RAM

    Galaxy S4 has 2GB ram which means many applications can be run simultaneously without slowing it down. The iPhone 5 has only 1GB RAM.

  • GPU

    Galaxy S4 comes with Adriano 320 GPU whereas iPhone 5 comes with Power VR SGX 543 graphics chip. Though the benchmark ratings keep the GS4 GPU ahead, the iPhone looks are snappier in real life as its GPU is pushing fewer pixels.

  • OS

    Galaxy S4 runs on the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Touch Wiz UI which has features like Air Hover, Smart Scroll, Eye Tracking Sensors, etc. The iPhone 5 which runs on iOS 6 can only dream of such features.

  • Camera

    The 13 megapixel camera of Galaxy S4 is much more impressive than the 8 megapixel camera of iPhone 5. The GS4 camera also has a higher resolution of 4128×3096 pixels over the iPhone’s 3264×2446 pixels. Though both have autofocus and LED flash, features like optical image stabilization and dual camera mode (both front and back camera active together) sets the GS4 camera a class apart from its rivals.

  • Battery

    2600 mAh Li-Ion battery of Galaxy S4 is more efficient and powerful than the 1440 mAh Li-Ion battery of iPhone 5. But Apple is known to squeeze the best out of its batteries. Galaxy S4 has a swappable battery which is a great advantage over the fixed battery of iPhone 5.

  • Looks

    The plastic boy of the Galaxy S4 does not offer a premium feeling like the iPhone 5 which uses lightweight anodized Aluminum for its body.

Thus the Samsung Galaxy S4 is ahead of Apple iPhone 5 in almost every aspect in performance. So this is our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 Comparison, Although rumors suggest that Apple is very soon going to launch their next flagship device Apple iPhone 5S or Apple iPhone 6, So that device will be the main competitor to Samsung Galaxy S4.


  1. By Chauncey Faulstich


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