• Apple iPhone 4S vs Apple iPhone 3GS vs Samsung I9105 Galaxy S II Plus

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Apple iPhone 3GS vs Samsung I9105 Galaxy S II Plus

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced October 2011 June 2009 January 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - June 2009 Available - February 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Chic White, Dark Blue
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)
125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz) 121 g (4.27 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Broadcom BC28155
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR SGX535 Broadcom VideoCore IV
RAM 512 MB 256 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16/32 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 3.5 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 50.75% 63.52%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1432 mAh 1650 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
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