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Samsung Galaxy S Plus Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy S Plus vs Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy S Plus

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S Plus

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED vs LCD The Galaxy S Plus has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
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
Standby time Significantly more standby time 31.2 days vs 12.5 days 2.5x more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1400 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 80% faster)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Weight Slightly lighter 119 g vs 137 g More than 10% lighter
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0" vs 3.5" Around 30% larger screen
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 8 GB 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 329 PPI vs 232 PPI More than 40% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 960x640 vs 800x480 60% higher resolution screen
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 58x114x9 mm vs 64x122x9 mm Around 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
Galaxy S Plus:10 mm
iPhone 4:9 mm
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
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Galaxy S Plus:232 PPI
iPhone 4:329 PPI
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Galaxy S Plus:800x480
iPhone 4:960x640
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Galaxy S Plus:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Galaxy S Plus:8 GB
iPhone 4:32 GB
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Galaxy S Plus:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone 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
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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