• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 March 2013 Q3 2012
Status Available - October 2011 Available - April 2013 Released - November 2012
Colors Black, White White Frost, Black Mist Titanium Gray, Marble 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)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
4G Network - LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 320 Mali-400MP4
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.99 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 72.15% 68.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
Edge Yes Yes Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support
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, 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 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1432 mAh 2600 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 350 h Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 15 h