Reasons to Change from iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S4

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Samsung and Apple are vigorously working hard to bring newer technology to the people. However, once upon a time Apple was the leading smartphone manufacturer as compared to Samsung. When Samsung introduced Android on their smartphones, their market increased to the peak drastically. The recent release of new Samsung Galaxy S4 has attracted many people. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is better when compared to previous versions of smartphones. The hardware performance is said to be much better than the Samsung Galaxy S3. If you are an Apple Fan boy, you may suggest people to buy an iPhone 5 but Samsung Galaxy S4 comprises better features than Apple iPhone 5.

iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S4

The Apple iPhone 5 has also impacted well on people's mind. Though some people considers that having an iPhone 5 is a symbol of status, they do like features on iPhone 5. Apple provides lots of awesome stuffs built in on Apple products. A person starts loving his or her iPhone once when he or she uses it. They stick to it and they feel uneasy when using an Android phone. Using an iPhone is 5 is easy as per the Apple fan boys.


The cost of Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung galaxy S4 are moreover equal but people always expects an high quality mobile with best price. When we start comparing the Samsung Galaxy S4 with the Apple iPhone 5,  Samsung Galaxy S4 has good and high configurations than Apple iPhone 5.

Let's compare and know the reason to change from iPhone 5 to Samsung Galaxy S4.


Samsung provides a processor performing faster than the one in iPhone 5. The Apple iPhone 5 comprises of an A6 dual core processor that runs at a speed of 1.6 GHz. Samsung Galaxy S4 comprises of an Octa Core CPU that can run at a speed of 1.6 GHz. Samsung galaxy S4 is also available with a Quad Core CPU which runs at a speed of 1.9 GHz. Samsung Galaxy S4 can be the most powerful smartphone ever.


The front camera of Apple iPhone 5 is just 1.2 Mega Pixel and can record a video at 720p whereas a Samsung Galaxy S4's front camera is of 2 Mega Pixel and can record videos at 1080p. Both Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 can record video at 1080p with the rear camera but Apple iPhone 5 has a rear camera of 8 Mega Pixel whereas the Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 13 Mega Pixel Camera. May be, Apple might have a 13 Mega Pixel Camera in the next version of iPhone.

External Plug and Play Services:

Apple iPhone 5 doesn't have an option for video out. They do not have a USB port too to connect external devices. Samsung Galaxy S4 has a HDMI port through which it can be connected to a television for better video experience. A microUSB v2.0 is present in Samsung Galaxy S4.


Samsung Galaxy S4 has a Barometer that can measure atmospheric pressure. The data from barometer can be used with lot of Android applications. They also have compass, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope like iPhone 5. Apple iPhone 5 do not have a barometer to measure the atmospheric pressure. An Apple iPhone 5 can sense only proximity and ambient light. Samsung galaxy S4 can sense proximity, gestures, temperature, humidity and ambient light. Samsung Galaxy S4 has a feature to adjust the brightness automatically. When you are watching the smartphone, the screen appears brighter whereas when you stay away from it, the screen become dim. This saves battery energy a lot.

Near Field Communication (NFC):

You can enjoy the feature of Near Field Communication with Samsung Galaxy S4. They can be used to transfer files and data easily. Google Wallet is the one which uses this technology can convert your smartphone into a wallet. Have only your Samsung galaxy S4 in your pockets and you don't have to carry money to a store. Show your mobile and tap the phone to make a pay. Apple iPhone 5 lacks these features.

High Battery Power:

Apple iPhone 5 has a battery of 1440 mAh whereas a Samsung galaxy S4 has a battery of 2600 mAh which is more powerful. Yet, you cannot expect more in a smartphone.

Operating System:

Samsung Galaxy S4 has a proud operating system, Android. As it contain high speed processor, it will support future operating system updates on the phone. Currently, Samsung provides Android 4.2.2 JellyBean on Galaxy S4. Apple's iOS 6 on iPhone 5 is awesome for many but still Android deserves its own features.

Google Technology:

Google, the internet giant is working hard to bring the latest technology to the people. Recently, Google has unveiled about the Google Glass and Google Talking Shoe which has really made a normal glass and a shoe much smarter. Google Glass and Google Talking Shoe requires Android phone. If you are planning to buy a Google Glass or Google Talking Shoe, you may go for Samsung Galaxy S4.


Samsung Galaxy S4 has a better resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels whereas Apple iPhone 5 has a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels.

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  • anandi says:

    I think s4 is best phone.

  • Dianne says:

    All those characteristic mentioned above show why you need to change your iphone5 to Samsung Galaxy s4. In addition the features of Galaxy s4 is better than Iphone 5..