Slightly higher pixel density
6.54% 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 bit lighter
1 g lighter
Substantially more internal storage
16 GB more internal storage
Sizably 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.
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.
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Wider aperture at 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.
11.40 mm narrower
Appreciably more microphone(s)
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
12.20 mm shorter
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.
Way less body volume
25.48% less body volume
Measurably 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.
Substantially less startup delay
0.15 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
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