[dropcap]S[/dropcap]amsung’s Galaxy S3 was one of the most popular smartphones of 2012 but how does it compare to its replacement, the Galaxy S4?
Now, we want to show the differences between Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3. What you need to know.
the Galaxy S4 looks extremely similar to the Galaxy S3 in design. For dimension, Galaxy S4 is smaller than Galaxy S3 eventhough S4 have a larger screen. The two are almost the same height at 136mm but the Galaxy S4 is 69.8mm wide compared to 70.6mm. It’s also thinner and lighter than its predecessor at 7.9mm and 130g against 8.55mm and 133g.It keeps the rounded corners but has a slightly squarer look to it like the Galaxy S2. The rear removable cover also remains, as does the physical home button which is a slightly different shape.
Galaxy S4 has 4.99 inch Full HD Super AMOLED. The resolution for Galaxy S4 has increased from 720×1280 up to a Full HD 1080×1920. This ups the pixel density significantly from 306ppi to 441ppi.Galaxy S3 has 4.8 inch Super AMOLED Plus with 16M colors.
Samsung Galaxy S3 used Exynos 4 Quad processor, a quad-core chip unsurprisingly. It’s clocked at 1.4GHz and is based on the ARM Cortex-A9 architecture compared to Galaxy S4. The Galaxy S4 out with the Exynos 5 Octa processor. It’s the first smartphone to boast an 8-core chip. It consists of four Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.6GHz for performance while the remaining four are Cortex-A7s clocked at 1.2GHz for less demanding tasks and power saving.
The RAM has also been doubled from 1GB to 2GB for Galaxy S4.
Samsung Galaxy S4 still come same storage as Galaxy S3 with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models plus a microSD card slot. The situation is unchanged.
The Galaxy S3′s 8Mp camera was a fairly standard resolution for 2012 with the exception of only a few handsets. The Samsung Galaxy S4 got its tipped 13Mp rear facing camera and a 2.1Mp front facing camera. It’s marginally higher than the Galaxy S3′s 1.9Mp but importantly can record video in Full HD 1080p rather than 720p.
Galaxy S4 battery larger than the Galaxy S3 2100mAh battery – and it is, at 2600mAh.