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Apple iPhone 5 32 GB Apple iPhone 4S

Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 4S

Apple iPhone 5 32 GB

Reasons to consider the iPhone 5

4G, Apple iOS 6
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1300 MHz vs Apple A5, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 60% faster)
Weight Lighter 112 g vs 140 g 20% lighter
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1136x640 vs 960x640 Around 20% higher resolution screen
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs HSPA+ (14.4 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 40% faster)
Thickness Thinner 8 mm vs 9 mm Around 20% thinner
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0" vs 3.5" More than 20% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 58x123x7 mm vs 58x115x9 mm More than 10% smaller
Apple iPhone 4S

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4S

3.5G, Apple iOS 5.0
Internal storage Much more internal storage 64 GB vs 32 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 8 hours Around 80% more talk time per battery charge

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Internal storage Tons of space for storing movies, photos, and music
iPhone 5:32 GB
iPhone 4S:64 GB
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
4.0
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
iPhone 5:325 PPI
iPhone 4S:329 PPI
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
8 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
iPhone 5:1136x640
iPhone 4S:960x640
Thickness Thin
iPhone 5:8 mm
iPhone 4S:9 mm
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
iPhone App Store
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Network Fast data transfer
iPhone 5:LTE (80 mbps)
iPhone 4S:HSPA+ (14.4 mbps)
Size Fairly small
iPhone 5:58x123x7 mm
iPhone 4S:58x115x9 mm
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
FM Radio Neither have built in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
LCD screens is generally not as bright or as vivid as OLED
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Standby time Short standby time
iPhone 5:9.4 days
iPhone 4S:8.3 days

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Comments

Which phone do you like, and why?

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Avatar for Wyatt Dickman Wyatt Dickman (2:27 AM, March 13, 2014)
you must get the iphone5