Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 6s

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

71.91 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.04 oz (143 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
Gray, Silver, Rose Gold

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 320
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 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)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
1715 mAh

Type

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

Stand-by time

 
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

62.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
11.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
Sep 09, 2015

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2946A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 849
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