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Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Top 19 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
746
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
539
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
416
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
372
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
197
Considerably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
111
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
84
Measurably narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
69.8 mm
10.60 mm narrower
anonymous
79
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
anonymous
47
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
20
Explicitly less shutter lag
Comment
0.24 s
vs
0.35 s
0.11 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
anonymous
19
Shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
136.6 mm
12.20 mm shorter
anonymous
19
Vastly less startup delay
Comment
0.84 s
vs
0.99 s
0.15 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
Florence Collins
12
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
anonymous
-43
Less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
75.32 cm³
13.95% less body volume
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A6
anonymous
51
Significantly bigger L1 cache
Comment
64 KB
vs
32 KB
32 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
99
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
68
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
22
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Samsung Galaxy S4 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 53 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
2605
Significantly more battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
1.72x more battery power
anonymous
2049
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.92x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1725
Amply higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
326 ppi
35.28% higher pixel density
anonymous
1361
Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1348
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1252
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1216
Considerably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
994
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
959
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
790
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
676
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
598
A shade lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
132 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
535
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
519
Thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.97 mm
1.07 mm thinner
anonymous
509
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
463
Notably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
32 GB
32 GB more internal storage
anonymous
457
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
441
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
363
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
304
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.2
vs
2.4
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.
anonymous
184
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
181
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
172
Appreciably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
149
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
752
vs
711
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
73
Faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
2540
vs
2416
5.13% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
513
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
331
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
327
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
238
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
199
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
193
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
175
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
172
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
166
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
124
Explicitly higher ram speed
Comment
600 MHz
vs
533 MHz
67 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
77
Vastly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
57
Appreciably bigger L2 cache
Comment
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
41
Sizably more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
anonymous
191
Explicitly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450 MHz
vs
266 MHz
184 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
99
Substantially higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.0255 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
58
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
47
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

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