Samsung Galaxy Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy vs Apple iPhone 4

Samsung Galaxy

Reasons to consider the Galaxy

3.5G, Google Android 1.5 (Cupcake)
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED Plus vs LCD The Galaxy 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
Screen size Larger screen 4.5" vs 3.5" Around 60% larger screen
Standby time More standby time 18.8 days vs 12.5 days 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
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 207 PPI Around 60% crisper display of text, images and video
GPS Has an assisted GPS Assisted GPS vs GPS Assisted GPS can pinpoint your location much faster
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
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)
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 12 mm More than 20% thinner
Talk time More talk time 14 hours vs 6.5 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 58x114x9 mm vs 56x115x11 mm Around 20% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Thickness Thin
Galaxy:12 mm
iPhone 4:9 mm
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
iPhone 4:960x640
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Galaxy:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
Galaxy:8 GB
iPhone 4:32 GB
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Galaxy:Android App Market
iPhone 4:iPhone App Store

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

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support


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