Samsung Galaxy 3 Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy 3 vs Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy 3

Reasons to consider the Galaxy 3

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
FM Radio Built-in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Standby time More standby time 26 days vs 12.5 days More than 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Weight Lighter 109 g vs 137 g More than 20% lighter
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Internal storage Much more internal storage 32 GB vs 170 MB Around 193x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Much higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 145 PPI Around 2.5x crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 400x240 Around 6.5x higher resolution screen
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm Around 30% thinner
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)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with around 70% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 15fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Size Smaller 59×114×9 mm vs 55×114×13 mm More than 20% smaller
Processor Slightly faster processor Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz vs Unknown, 667 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 20% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.5"" vs 3.2"" More than 20% larger screen


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
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
Thickness Thin
Galaxy 313 mm
iPhone 49 mm
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Galaxy 3Android App Market
iPhone 4iPhone App Store
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Galaxy 3Android App Market
iPhone 4iPhone App Store
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
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
Galaxy 3Unknown, 667 MHz
iPhone 4Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz


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