Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5S vs Apple iPhone 5C vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced September 2013 September 2013 Q3 2013
Status Available - September 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm
(4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 132 g (4.66 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
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 7.0.1 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Apple A6 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU PowerVR G6430 PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 59.93% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + Downloadable 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 dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, TTouch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 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, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port 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) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 1510 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 250 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (3G) Up to 17 h (3G)