Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 4S Features and Price Comparison

Author : George , Published On :07th, May 2012

After a long wait finally, Samsung Galaxy S3 has arrived and it has the quintessential Android OS put to test with the best of features. It is simply the best Android phone ever made and is going to be so for a long while and competitors have a lot to catch up. On the contrary, iPhone 4S has been in the market for a while and it is still a good phone. But a phone’s greatness is put to test only when a great competitor arrives. Here we compare Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 4S feature by feature. First let us look at Samsung Galaxy S3 features: Galaxy S3 comes with the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and the phone is fit with the custom developed TouchWiz Nature UX user interface which is sure to wow a lot of people with its new applications S Voice natural language commands and dictation (like that of iPhone’s Siri) and the smart eye-tracking tool (Smart Stay). The screen is a big 4.8 inches one with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Please find the complete and up-to-date price list in India for Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 4S at Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 4S.

Other features of Samsung Galaxy S3 include Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos 4212 Quad Chipset, 3G data transfer speed of HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, 4.8-inches Super AMOLED Plus Capacitive Touchscreen, 720 x 1280 pixels resolution, Primary 8 MP Camera with autofocus, LED flash, and a Secondary 1.9 MP Camera. The phone can record HD videos at 1080p@30fps, and has 1 GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB storage, MicroSD Card Up to 32GB, Bluetooth: v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, microUSB v2.0, GPRS: Class 12, 32 - 48 kbps, EDGE: Class 12, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot and GPS with A-GPS support. The Phones case is made of high quality Plastic made through Samsung’s HyperGlaze technology. iPhone 4S on the other hand also is a very good phone with operating system iOS 5, 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset, 3G data transfer speed of HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps, CDMA option, 3.5 inches LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen with 640 x 960 pixels resolution, primary 8 MP Camera with autofocus, LED flash and a Secondary VGA camera. One highlight of the iPhone 4S is the Siri natural language commands and dictation application. iPhone 4S has HD video recording at 1080p@30fps, 16/32/64 GB internal memory and no External memory. The phone has talk time up to 14 hours (2G) / Up to 8 hours (3G), stand by Time: Up to 200 hours (2G) / Up to 200 hours (3G), Bluetooth: v4.0 with A2DP, USB: v2.0, GPRS, EDGE and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot as connectivity options.The one deciding factor between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Apple iPhone 4S is the enormity of Apps available for the iOS platform, but Android also is fast catching up. Samsung Galaxy S3 is expected to be priced around Rs. 38000/- in India or less. So it has price advantage. Considering all the specifications available on the two phones our verdict goes to Samsung Galaxy S3 and it will be a wise decision unless you are a hardcore iPhone fan.