Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs LG Nexus 5 vs HTC One Remix

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple LG HTC
Announced October 2011 October 2013 July 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - November 2013 Available - July 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
137.4 x 65 x 10.6 mm
(5.41 x 2.56 x 0.42 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
LTE 700 / 1700
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.95 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 70.86% 62.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No 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, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 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 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 128 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 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2300 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 300 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 17 h -