Apple and Samsung has been rivals in the mobile industry for years from lawsuits to fanfare to straight up name-calling these two mobile giants have had it out for each other for a while now. According to Forbes in 2007 when Apple unveiled the IPhone, Samsung was still best known for its flat-panel televisions, since then, Samsung has skyrocketed to the top of the smartphone world in terms of sales and units shipped and sparked an epic technological – and legal – rivalry, in courtrooms around the world. Some of the questions are: which mobile device is really better and, is there a real difference in functionality and how they work? While brand loyalty and fanfare drive consumers to shop for these devices, thorough research and side-by-side comparisons show, it is a matter of personal preference. The writer will discuss the three main differences, between screen size, camera quality, and functionality. The purpose of this essay is to enlighten readers and provide working knowledge of these mobile devices and let them decide for themselves.
Display Samsung Galaxy S4 versus IPhone 5s
For some smartphone users, size is important, and Samsung gives consumers just that with its Full HD Super AMOLED 5-inch touch-screen display. Due to its larger size display, The Galaxy S4 naturally benefits with it's 1920 by 1080 pixels resolution giving it a rich and, over saturated color display which makes for a bigger and brighter picture when surfing the Internet, reading text messages, checking emails, and taking photos.
When compared to the Galaxy S4’s huge 5-inch screen, the IPhone 5s does not have that same drawing factor. The IPhone 5s has a retina touch screen-display and comes with 640 by 1136 pixels resolution, giving the IPhone 5s a sharper clearer image that produces better color and better outdoor visibility. It is like having an HD screen in the palm of your hands. The gorilla glass used on both phones offers added screen protection.
Cameras Samsung Galaxy S4 versus IPhone 5s
The Galaxy S4 sports a 13-megapixel-rear facing camera, and a 2-megapixels front facing camera. For this reason, the user will enjoy a larger image when viewing photos and videos on their smartphone. Furthermore, the Galaxy S4 comes packed with cool features for its camera an offers an impressively broad range of shooting modes such as dual shot, drama shot, eraser shot, sound and shot, and animated photo to name a few.
IPhone On the other hand, the IPhone 5s has an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with a dual flash and a 1.2-megapixels front facing camera. Although the pixels are smaller on the IPhone 5s the quality of the photo give more of a crisper, cleaner, rich look than the Galaxy S4. With that being said, the IPhone 5s’ true to life feel makes the whole camera experience seem like you are there with the person in the photo. Like the Galaxy S4, the IPhone 5s also comes with plenty of cool features like; low light photo taking, slo-mo camera, and the all-new face time HD camera.
Operating System Samsung Galaxy S4 versus IPhone 5s
The stability of a smartphone rest solely on the processing power and the phones operating system-often referred to as OS. The Galaxy S4 packs much power with its Central Processing unit (CPU) and Graphics Processing unit (GPU) combination. The Galaxy S4 has a quad-core processor and dedicated GPU that run Google’s Android operating system clocks a speed of 1.9GHz. Another key point is battery life; the Galaxy S4 has a 2600 milli-Ampere-hours (mAh) standard battery that equals 17 hours of talk time and 370 hours of stand-by time that is important when commuting to work, streaming videos, searching the internet, and relaxing to your favorite songs.
Similar to the Galaxy S4, the IPhone 5s runs on a dual-core processor that clocks a speed of 1.3GHz and is powered by an A7 chip.…