Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Top 34 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

anonymous
1073
Clearly more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
48.10% more battery power
anonymous
838
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
3.50x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
632
Lots more RAM memory
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
577
Notably higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
960x640 px
1.50x higher resolution
anonymous
473
Plenty bigger screen size
4.8 "
vs
3.5 "
37.14% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
446
Has an external memory slot
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
343
Has branded damage resistant glass
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
286
Noticeably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
243
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
235
Notably faster downloads
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
anonymous
223
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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
201
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
195
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
185
Is DLNA certified
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
96
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
95
A little thinner
8.6 mm
vs
9.3 mm
0.70 mm thinner
anonymous
84
A tad lighter
133 g
vs
140 g
7 g lighter
anonymous
82
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
56
Clearly lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.63 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.
anonymous
55
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
49
Explicitly faster maximum shutter speed
0.0001 s
vs
0.0005 s
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
anonymous
43
Notably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.99 W/kg
0.78 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). 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 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
anonymous
40
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
27
Notably longer exposure time
1 s
vs
0.066 s
0.93 s longer exposure time. When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
anonymous
20
Significantly less shutter lag
0.35 s
vs
0.4 s
0.05 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
196
Supports widgets
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
144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Apple iPhone 4S 16GB because...

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No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

anonymous
674
A little bit higher pixel density
330 ppi
vs
306 ppi
7.84% higher pixel density
anonymous
316
Every pixel has three subpixels
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
278
Direct updates by OS vendor
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
141
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
vs
2.6
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.
anonymous
105
Has an IPS screen
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.
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64
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.98 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.51 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.
Matilda Demanski
-24
Universal Apple Care/Genius Care
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-351
Measurably narrower
58.6 mm
vs
70.6 mm
12 mm narrower
anonymous
-363
Amply less body volume
60.6 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
36.86% less body volume
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-397
Appreciably shorter
115.2 mm
vs
136.6 mm
21.40 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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132
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
Aiden Richardson
-10
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
anonymous
-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

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No

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