Apple iPhone 3G vs Apple iPhone 4

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Display

Size

3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 320 pixels,
165 PPI
960 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

52.35 %
55.77 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

 
Apple A4

Processor

Single core, 412 MHz
Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8

GPU

 
PowerVR SGX535

RAM

0.1GB
0.5GB

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

OS

iOS (4.x, 3.x, 2.x)
iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)

Battery

Capacity

1150 mAh
1420 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

2 MP
5 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.8; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

 
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Video calling

Front

 
0.3 MP VGA

Design

Dimensions

4.50 x 2.40 x 0.48 inches (115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm)
4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)

Weight

4.70 oz (133.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)
4.83 oz (137.0 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (178 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.0, EDR
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

Proprietary
Proprietary, USB 2.0

Features

Charging
Charging

Location

GPS
A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 09, 2008
Jun 07, 2010

FCC ID value: BCGA1241 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2380A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.38 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz

Body

0.52 W/kg
0.43 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
1900 MHz
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