Phone Comparison - Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Sony Xperia M2

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Sony
Announced March 2013 September 2013 February 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - May 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA
4G Network LTE (Dependent on Country) LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Scratch-Resistant Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305)
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.0 inches 4.8 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 60.84% 64.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot 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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 1440 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 250 h Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 10 h Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)