• Apple iPhone 3GS vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 3GS vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2009 March 2013 March 2013
Status Available - June 2009 Available - April 2013 Available - April 2013
Colors Black, White White Frost, Black Mist White Frost, Black Mist
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE (Dependent on Country)
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX 544MP3
RAM 256 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.99 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.75% 72.15% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 350 h Up to 350 h
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 17 h