• Apple iPhone 4 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2010 May 2012 June 2013
Status Available - June 2010 Available - May 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black, White Blue, White Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare
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 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 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, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 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) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 65.84% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 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, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, 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, 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 v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1420 mAh 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 17 h