Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4
Top 18 Reasons for the
Apple iPhone 5
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4
Every pixel has three subpixels
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
Vastly bigger pixel size
0.70 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
Has an IPS screen
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
A shade thinner
0.30 mm thinner
Significantly more microphone(s)
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
0.37 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
18 g lighter
Has directory organization
A directory help keeping your music, videos, e-books organized and easy to find.
Clearly less shutter lag
0.11 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
Vastly less startup delay
0.15 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Has AF tracking
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
This is totaly one sided
Free texts between iPhones
Lots less body volume
36.70% less body volume
11.20 mm narrower
12.80 mm shorter
Apple iPhone 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...
Top 38 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S4
Compared to Apple iPhone 5
Measurably more battery power
1.81x more battery power
Vastly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.9 GHz
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.92x faster CPU clock speed
Way higher pixel density
35.28% higher pixel density
Lots more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Significantly higher resolution
2.85x higher resolution
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
Bigger screen size
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Has branded damage resistant glass
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Can be charged via standard USB cable
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Is DLNA certified
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Noticeably wider aperture at minimum focal length
9.09% wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
A lot higher GeekBench result
44 higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Measurably higher memory bandwidth
4.30 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
0.33 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
Sizably faster maximum shutter speed
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
Faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
5.13% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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