• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 November 2013 December 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - Q4 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 - Adreno 330
RAM 512 MB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.25 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 68.61% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 33
Edge Yes Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with 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, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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 and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

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 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB 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 present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 17 h -