Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 3GS vs Huawei Honor 3C

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Huawei
Announced June 2010 June 2009 December 2013
Status Available - June 2010 Available - June 2009 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White White/Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582
GPU PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR SGX535 Mali-400
RAM 512 MB 256 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 8/16/32 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 3.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 50.75% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 32 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1420 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
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