• Apple iPhone 4S vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple BlackBerry Samsung
Announced October 2011 May 2011 March 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - August 2011 Available - April 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White White Frost, Black Mist
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 x 66 x 10.5 mm
(4.53 x 2.6 x 0.41 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 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 / 800
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE (Dependent on Country)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 BlackBerry OS 7.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset 1.2 GHz QC 8655 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR SGX 544MP3
RAM 512 MB 768 MB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32GB 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 2.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 640 x 480 pixels (286 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 31.92% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] No [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, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support, BlackBerry Maps Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML HTML5, 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 8GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - 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 not present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 1230 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 307 h (2G)
Up to 307 h (3G)
Up to 350 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 17 h