As you all know it has been a busy day for Apple yesterday as the "Let's Talk iPhone" event wrapped up. There were new devices that were introduced by the Cupertino company but of course nothing stands out more than the next generation iPhone, the iPhone 4S. So now that the iPhone 4S is out of the bag, how does it compare with the old iPhone 4? And more importantly, how does it compare with the some of the most advanced smartphones that are available in the market? These questions are highly relevant in determining whether one would want to upgrade to the iPhone 4S or not.
Well fortunately for those are still contemplating whether they will get an iPhone 4S or not, TheVerge took liberty of putting things into perspective by making a comparison chart between three devices, the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and the Samsung Galaxy S II. Without further ado, here's the comparison chart:
The addition of the A5 dual core chip for the iPhone 4S is really a good thing because it helps the device compete with other leading smartphones in the market and that includes the Galaxy S II. To compare it with the iPhone 4's A4 chip, the iPhone 4S definitely has the upper hand. Although up to this moment, the iPhone 4 still performs great even 16 months after it was introduced. So it could be tricky if you're going to go with an upgrade decision based on the processor alone.
Another main selling point of the iPhone 4S is the highly improved camera which boasts an impressive 8 megapixels which is on par with what the Galaxy S II has to offer. At this point, there's no way of telling which device takes the better pictures since the iPhone 4S is yet to be released. The iPhone 4 is known for its excellent camera, so if Apple can maintain / improve such quality, then iPhone shutterbugs will definitely be happy with the 4S.
As for the storage capacity, pretty much like the previous iPhone models, the 4S comes in 16GB/32GB/64GB storage variants. We believe that the Galaxy S II one-ups the 4S in this case due to the fact that it supports expandable storage through its microSD slot with up to a maximum of 48GB. And of course all of that is possible without forking out hundreds of dollars.
It is also worth noting that the iPhone 4S is a dual band device which means it supports both GSM and CDMA users making it a true world phone.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback