iPhone 5s Apple

  • clock speed
    1.3
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    325
    ppi

Galaxy Note II Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.6
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5.5
    inches
  • resolution
    267
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Apple iPhone 5s vs Samsung Galaxy Note II

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
9.0
8.2

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
9.7
6.5

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5
9.1
6.3

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.8
8.1

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.3
9.3

Geekaphone Score

8.5
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
5.5"
Resolution
1136 x 640 (325 ppi)
1280 x 720 (267 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
Super AMOLED (RGB S-Stripe)
Brightness
596 cd/m²
402 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.565
2.307
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Lightning)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Apple A7 (APLX069)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Quad 4412)
CPU
1.3 GHz, ARM Cyclone (64 bit)
1.6 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Quad core
Linpack
970
214.3
Quadrant
--
5,916
GPU
300 MHz, PowerVR Series 6 Rogue G6430
440 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
56
17
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
15.54
--
RAM
1 GB
2 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.2, 4.3 mm (32.1 mm equiv.)
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (29.3 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
10 fps
6 fps
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.6
Secondary camera
1.23 MP
1.9 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 Polymer (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,570 mA·h
3,100 mA·h
Talk time
600 min
960 min
Standby time
15,000 min
53,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
646 min
1,017 min
Web browsing
598 min
528 min
Video playback
631 min
687 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Bottom)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.02, -0.05
+0.03, -0.04
Noise level
-93.6 dB
-90.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.12, +0.00
+0.11, -0.06
Noise level
-93.4 dB
-90.1 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
80.5 x 151.1 x 9.4 mm
Weight
112 g
180 g
Body
Aluminum
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
iOS 7
Android 4.1.1
Upgradable to
--
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
  1. Standard (predictive)
  2. Swype (predictive)
Sunspider
403 ms
972 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
No
Yes

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Nano-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
68.7 dB
70 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.3 dB
66.6 dB
Special-features
Fingerprint reader
Yes
No

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