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Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4

The New iPhones are unveiled by Apple on 10th September 2013. This time Apple is introducing 2 models named as iPhone 5S premium model and iPhone 5C cheap version. The most important change in the iPhone 5S is the new 64bit A7 processor and the Fingerprint Sensor in the Home button. Also it has upgraded it’s Camera with the larger pixel size and larger aperture size with dual LED flash.

The iPhone 5S is covered up with Gold, Silver and Aluminum bodies. The New 64 bit iOS 7 is also released which will be available for the existing devices like iPhone 4 and above, iPad 2 and above, iPod touch 5th generation and above from September 18th onwards.

The iPhone 5S has also having a Motion Coprocessor M7 for computing the real time data from the sensors like accelerometer, gyro etc. The data is available to the apps developers by new CoreMotion API to use in the Apps. We will see the quick details of iPhone 5S along with a comparison of it’s rival device from Samsung.


Iphone 5S with Gold, Silver & Grey metal body

Galaxy S4
CPU 64bit A7 with doubled registers.
40x CPU performance &
56x Graphics
M7 motion Coprocessor for sensors.
Samsung Exynos 5 (dual cortex A15) or Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro
Voice command Siri S voice Drive
Video recording 1080P HD video & 720 p Slo-Mo @120 fps 1080P HD video
Operating System 64 bit iOS 7 with 64 bit built-in apps. Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jellybean)
  • 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • 1136 by 640 pixel resolution 326ppi.
  • 4.99-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch AMOLED display
  • 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution at 441 ppi
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB options
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB/64GB options
New and other features
  • Time shifted multiplayer gaming, Lightning connector, Passbook.
    iCloud, FaceTime, AirPlay, iWork, iPhoto, iMovie.
  • Supports OpenGL/ES 3.0
  • New CoreMotion API for user movement identification.
  • Finger print verification for Apps access.
  • Tracking eye.
  • AirView – use without touch.
  • Knox – for office & personnal
  • Stranslator
  • Wireless charging,
  • GroupPlay – play music in common.
  • S health -fitness assistant
  • MicroSD card slot, DLNA,IR LED.
Internet LTE & HSPA+, 100Mbps LTE & HSPA+, 100Mbps
  • LTE
  • HSPA+
  • UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz);
    GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)4
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • LTE
  • HSPA+
  • UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz);
    GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • 8-megapixel camera with 1.5u large pixels
  • Larger f/2.2 aperture & 15% large sensor
  • 3264 X 2448
  • 28 Mpixel Panorama mode
  • Dual LED flash for skin tones
  • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
  • 120 FPS Slo-Mo mode 720p
  • HD FaceTime Camera.
  • 13-Mpixel camera with front camera recording simultaneously
  • 4128 X 3098
  • LED flash
  • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
  • Front camera 2.1Mp HD.
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular
  • NFC
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular
Power and Battery
  • Talk time: Up to 10hrs talk time, Upto 10 hrs of LTE & 8 hrs of 3G browsing, Upto 10hrs of Wi-Fi browsing
  • standby time: 250 hrs.
  • Talk time: Up to 11 hours on 3G, up to 21 hours on 2G (GSM)
  • Standby time: Up to 590 hours
Sensors Touch ID sensors for finger print sensing in Home button.
Integrated touch sensors in the display.

  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Eye tracking
  • gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Compass
  • barometer
  • S band & health accessories
  • height:123.8mmx
  • width:58.6mmx
  • thickness:7.6mm
  • weight:112gms
  • height:
  • width:
  • thickness:7.9mm
Price $199 for 16 Gb, $299 for 32 GB, $399 for 64 GB. with Contract


Both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C will be available for pre-order from Septmber 13 th onwards and availablity in 9 countries including US, China, UK etc will be from September 20th onwards.

Unlocked iPhone price declared as USD 649 (16GB), USD 749 (32GB) and USD 849 (64GB) locked version cost USD 199 (16GB), USD 299 (32GB) and USD 399 (64GB).

Now the mobile phone makers are moving towards 64 bit computing and more options like Better camera and better security features. With more and more innovations coming in this field, let us hope to better life simplified by technology.

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