Higher pixel density
22.10% higher pixel density
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.
A lot lighter
51 g lighter
0.43 mm thinner
Clearly faster downloads
4.76x faster downloads
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.
21.30 mm narrower
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Notably more microphone(s)
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
26.70 mm shorter
Has a CMOS sensor
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Substantially faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
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.
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Noticeably less body volume
1.73x less body volume
Front camera has BSI sensor
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Smooth to hold
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand