• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S III I535 vs ZTE Grand X Quad V987

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy S III I535 vs ZTE Grand X Quad V987

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung ZTE
Announced October 2011 June 2012 Expected Announcement - Q2 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - July 2012 Rumored - Q2 2013
Colors Black, White Pebble blue, Marble white Black/White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
137.2 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
(5.4 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
141 x 70 x 8.9 mm
(5.55 x 2.76 x 0.35 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 133.2 g (4.69.0.07 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 2100
HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 13 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Mediatek MT6589
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 225 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 4 GB ROM
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 65.09% 69.69%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No Yes
Edge Yes No Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSPA+, Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5, Adobe Flash 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 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2100 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 200 h Up to 350 h (2G)
Up to 320 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 15 h Up to 6 h