Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Apple iPhone 4S – Specs an Price comparison

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 is an Android smartphone, released in 2012 and designed for your needs. It’s very intelligent, and we’re sure you’ll love the S Voice command – which “tells” your device to shut down the alarm and let you sleep a little longer. With the iPhone 4S, you can edit your pictures by applying one of the eight filters or you can use this option before taking the shot. We’ll compare these smartphones to see which one has more advantages.

Displays and designs

The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen, and a resolution of 720×1280 pixels, while the iPhone 4S has a smaller display, which is a 3.5 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, and has a resolution of 640×960 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy S3 weights 133 grams and has the following dimensions: 136.6×70.6×8.6 mm, while the iPhone 4S is weighting 140 grams, although it’s smaller, measuring 115.2×58.6×9.3 mm.

Hardware and operating systems

The Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 1.4 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor + Exynos 4412 Quad chipset and you can choose one of the three variants of internal memories: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB, which are expandable by up to 64 GB.

The iPhone 4S comes with a 1 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor + Apple A5 chipset, and four variants of internal memories: from 8 GB to 64 GB, but you have to know that you can’t expand them.

Like we mentioned in the introduction, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an Android phone and it runs on the Ice Cream Sandwich o.s. (upgradeable to the Jelly Bean version), with 1 GB of RAM. On the other hand, the iPhone 4S is functioning with the iOS 5 o.s. (upgradeable also to the iOS 6 and iOS 7 version) and has only 512 MB of RAM.


Both phones have an 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash), but the Samsung Galaxy S3 has also a 1.9 MP secondary camera, while the iPhone 4S’s secondary camera is VGA.


You can talk over 11 hours and a half on 3 G on the Samsung Galaxy S3 because it has a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery which allows you to do this. On the iPhone 4S you can talk only 8 hours on 3G, because it has an internal battery, which is a Li-Po 1432 mAh battery.


On, the price of the Samsung Galaxy S3 16 GB variant is 298 dollars. The iPhone 4S 8 GB variant costs 188 dollars, the 16 GB variant = 390 dollars, the 32 GB variant = 429 dollars and the 64 GB variant = 480 dollars.


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