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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5S – Who Will Take the Crown?


The Galaxy range of smart phones has always been compared with iPhones.

The reason is both devices offer best technology in their domain. Let’s check features of these devices. Let us find out which device scores more points and take away the crown.

Superb display – iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S features a 4.0 inch Retina display. There is no doubt Retina display is far better than 5.0-inch Super AMOLED display that Galaxy S4 has. The Retina display has pixel density of 326 ppi while the LED display in S4 has pixel density of 441 ppi. Despite comparatively lower pixel density, the Retina display produces a resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels whereas the display in S4 gives a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels. The IPS –LCD display in iPhone 5S has wider-angle visibility outdoors and also natural-looking colors. Reports in leading tech magazines give thumbs up to Retina Display that is par with next version of AMOLED plus displays.

Awesome camera features – iPhone 5S

The Smartphone has always been more than communication device and Smartphone manufacturers are devising new ways to attract customers by offering better cameras. The iPhone 5S brings several camera features that many users have never heard of .f/2.2 aperture, five-element lens, IR filter, Truetone flash are not just fancy names listed in iPhone 5S camera features. These technical jargons bring wealth of photography features that makes iPhone 5S good as your standalone digital camera. The f/2.2 aperture refers to the amount of light entering the camera lens. The photography rulebook states lower the aperture, better the image capturing ability of camera. The iPhone 5S can help you take amazing pictures even in dim light conditions and you should thank Apple for the f/2.2 aperture in your iPhone 5S. Galaxy 4 also has some good camera features such as image stabilization, face detection, and touch focus.

Better security – iPhone 5S

With electronic payment becoming easier, majority of Smartphone users have started storing financial information on their phones. This can be a financial risk as theft of Smartphone is rampant nowadays. Apple has shown it is not ignorant towards safety of personal and financial information stored on the device. The iPhone 5S is equipped with a biometric sensor that is placed right below home button. In an event of losing your iPhone 5S, you can rest assured the contents will not be accessible to the person who gets it.

Fun element – Galaxy S4

Samsung has added several fun elements in Galaxy S4. It is a fact that Smartphone is a device that majority of people have with them all the time. Samsung has tried to add a silver lining to normal functions of the Smartphone. For example, the Sound and Shot feature captures the sound along with the picture. This makes a picture more than a visual memory; it makes the moment come alive.

Apple products have always been premium products as the company invests heavily into R&D to bring in new technologies that makes our lives easier. The Galaxy S4 is no doubt a good phone but iPhone scores more in every important category such as display, camera and security which undoubtedly makes iPhone 5S a winner.