iPhone 4S Apple

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    329
    ppi

Galaxy Note Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    5.3
    inches
  • resolution
    284
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung Galaxy Note

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.8
8.6

Processing power

sunspider
5.9
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.5
7.2

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.1
9.1

Geekaphone Score

7.4
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.5"
5.3"
Resolution
960 x 640 (329 ppi)
1280 x 800 (284 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Brightness
654 cd/m²
429 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.269
2.97
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Proprietary)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Apple A5 (APL0498)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Dual 4210)
CPU
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
--
105.2
Quadrant
--
4,349
GPU
250 MHz, PowerVR SGX 543MP2
266 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Dual core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
1.96
RAM
0.5 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4.2 mm (33.3 mm equiv.)
f/2.6, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
64 ISO to 800 ISO
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.6
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
2 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,420 mA·h
2,500 mA·h
Talk time
840 min
810 min
Standby time
12,000 min
49,200 min
Tested
3G talk time
461 min
767 min
Web browsing
416 min
215 min
Video playback
564 min
505 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Bottom)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.11
+0.04, -0.08
Noise level
-91.2 dB
-90.4 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.05, -0.10
+0.12, -0.06
Noise level
-91.3 dB
-89.7 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3 mm
83 x 146.9 x 9.7 mm
Weight
140 g
178 g
Body
Slate
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
iOS 5
Android 2.3.5
Upgradable to
iOS 7
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
--
Sunspider
2,217 ms
2,867 ms

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA+ (14.4 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11g/b/n (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
3.0+HS
USB On-the-Go
No
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, 8 GB
16 GB, 32 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSDXC
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.8 dB
64.9 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
64.5 dB
64.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
Yes
Hygrometer
No
No