Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.91 %
60.82 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Apple A7

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
PowerVR G6430

RAM

2 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
 

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
1570 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
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