Apple iPhone 5c 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505

Apple iPhone 5c vs Samsung Galaxy S4

Apple iPhone 5c 32GB

Reasons to consider the iPhone 5c

4G, Apple iOS 7
App store More apps available iPhone App Store vs Android App Market The iPhone App Store has over 500,000 apps vs 400,000 (around 30% more)
Size Slightly smaller 59×124×9 mm vs 70×137×8 mm More than 10% smaller
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S4

4G, Android-4.2.2
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs LTE (80 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (5x faster)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 1,136x640 Around 3x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 441 PPI vs 325 PPI Around 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with more than 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1900 MHz vs Unknown, 1300 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 50% faster)
Screen size Larger screen 5.0"" vs 4.0"" Around 60% larger screen
Standby time More standby time 15.4 days vs 10.4 days Around 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time More talk time 17 hours vs 10 hours 70% more talk time per battery charge
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 9 mm More than 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Internal storage Tons of space for storing movies, photos, and music
32 GB
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
5c325 PPI
S4441 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5c8 MP
S413 MP
Thickness Thin
5c9 mm
S48 mm
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Network Fast data transfer
5cLTE (80 mbps)
S4LTE (100 mbps)
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
5c1,080 x 1,920 @ 30fps
S41080p @ 30fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
5cUnknown, 1300 MHz
S4Unknown, 1900 MHz
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
5ciPhone App Store
S4Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
5ciPhone App Store
S4Android App Market
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


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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