Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs LG Intuition VS950 vs Microsoft Surface

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple LG Microsoft
Announced October 2011 September 2012 October 2012
Status Available - October 2011 Released - September 2012 Released - November 2012
Colors Black, White Black, White Dark Titanium
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
139.7 x 90.4 x 8.4 mm
(5.5 x 3.56 x 0.33 in)
274.6 x 172 x 9.4 mm
(10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 168.1 g ( oz) 680.4 g ( oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 13 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows RT
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.5 GHz Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 T30
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 - ULP GeForce
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage 32/64 GB storage
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.0 inches 10.6 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 768 x 1024 pixels (256 ppi) 1366 x 768 pixels (148 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 61.30% 65.42%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 1.2 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No No
Edge Yes No No
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE -
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, USB v2.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes
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 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 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 not 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-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1432 mAh 2080 mAh 31.5 Wh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 130 h Up to 360 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 15 h Up to 8 h