Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced June 2010 September 2013 Expected Announcement - December 2014
Status Available - June 2010 Available - September 2013 Rumored - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 405
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 60.84% 72.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1420 mAh 1440 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 10 h -