Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy A9

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung
Announced October 2011 December 2015
Status Available - October 2011 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
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