samsung s4 vs iphone 5

It’s been a long time that Apple and Samsung are battling for a number of cases in different courts throughout the world. Both these companies are trying to show their supremacy. This is one of the reason why Samsung is stepping up their games by creating their upgraded version of Galaxy S series, the Samsung Galaxy S4 which will be available soon globally. It is among the premium models by the company and the features itself tells a lot about it. Is this model better than the Apple iPhone5? Here are the details of these two models.

Size and Design

Apple pays a special attention towards the look of the model and iPhone5 is one of the most attractive premium models of the market currently. The size of iPhone5 is 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches and the total weight is 112 grams. Now if we check Samsung Galaxy S4 then it is somewhat bulkier than iPhone 5 as the weight is 130 grams. Size of Samsung Galaxy S4 is 5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches.


iPhone5 contains LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that has the display of 4.0 inches. The resolutions of this model are 640 x 1136 pixels and the pixel density is 326 ppi. It is a multi-touch model which contains oleophobic coating plus the display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. Samsung Galaxy S4 contains an excellent Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. It has the screen-size of 5 inches whereas the pixel density is 441 ppi. It has TouchWiz UI and the display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection.


Samsung Galaxy S4 has Android version 4.2.2 JellyBean operating system. It has a powerful Quad-Core 1.6GHz processor and the gadget has an Exynos 5 Octa chipset. It has various powerful sensors plus it has a PowerVR GPU also. Adobe Flash and HTML5 are the browsers. This smartphone will be available in Black mist and White Frost colors. iPhone 5 has iOS6 operating system designed and developed by Apple. You can upgrade it to iOS 6.1.3. It has a dual-core processor and Apple A6 chipset. Browser is HTML and the gadget is available in White and Black color into the marketplace.


Camera is one of the key features to check before purchasing a device. iPhone 5 has an 8MP of primary camera which has the resolutions of 3264 x 2448 pixels. It has LED flash along with autofocus facility. Video power is 1080p@30fps and the secondary camera is of 1.2MP. Samsung Galaxy S4 has 13MP of primary camera with the resolutions of 4128 x 3096 pixels. It has LED flash along with dual shot facility. It also has the video power of 1080p@30fps whereas secondary camera is of 2MP.

Battery and Price

Samsung Galaxy S4 has Li-Ion 2600 mAh standard battery. The total power of this battery is currently not known. iPhone 5 has Li-Po 1440 mAh battery. The range of Samsung model starts with $579 only whereas iPhone 5 is available with a contract and the starting price is $199 only.