Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5: Smartphone specs showdown

The Samsung Galaxy S4 takes on the Apple iPhone 5 in a bid to de-throne the current smartphone king. Who comes out on top in this epic clash of the titans?

Whether you weighing up buying an iPhone 5 or still massively underwhelmed by the current Apple smartphone instalment, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has arrived  and it's an Android smartphone goliath that should prove worthy competition for the iPhone 5. The question is, does the S4 actually boast better features than the latest Apple blower? It's time for a smartphone spec showdown...

 

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5: Build

Apple iPhone 5

Made from glass and aluminium and the thinnest iPhone smartphone yet at just 7.6mm thick, the iPhone 5 weighs in at 112g which is significantly lighter than the S4 (130g).

Samsung Galaxy S4

Sporting an almost similar look to the S3, the the Galaxy S4 which will be available in white and black, is slightly lighter than the S3 (133g) at 130g and has the same height and width dimensions. At 7.9mm thick it’s significantly slimmer than the Galaxy S3 but not quite as thin as the iPhone 5.

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Apple iPhone 5: Screen

Apple iPhone 5

At 4-inches it's a drastic jump from the iPhone 4S which now means you can have five rows of apps on the homescreen. The Retina display promises the same 326ppi as the 4S with a screen resolution jump to 1136 x 640, but essentially you can expect in terms of look and feel it will be the same width but a bit taller.

 

Samsung Galaxy S4

Jumping from a 4.8-inch display to an almost Note-like 5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, the S4 promises iPhone- beating 441 ppi which should mean a massive jump in terms of clarity for what is already one of the brightest and most vibrant smartphone displays on the market. .

 

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