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
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
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 1,136x640 vs 960x640 Around 20% higher resolution screen
Size Slightly smaller 59×124×8 mm vs 59×115×9 mm More than 10% smaller
Apple iPhone 4S

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4S

3.5G, Apple iOS 5.0
Internal storage Significantly 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


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
iPhone 5325 PPI
iPhone 4S329 PPI
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
iPhone 532 GB
iPhone 4S64 GB
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
iPhone App Store
Thickness Thin
iPhone 58 mm
iPhone 4S9 mm
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Network Fast data transfer
iPhone 5LTE (80 mbps)
iPhone 4SHSPA+ (14.4 mbps)
Size Fairly small
iPhone 559×124×8 mm
iPhone 4S59×115×9 mm
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
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

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Standby time Short standby time
iPhone 59.4 days
iPhone 4S8.3 days


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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