iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 4S Vs iPhone 4

What makes the iPhone 5 special than iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

The iPhone 5 is now rocking the town moving to two months now, a lot has been seen, and a lot has been said by the latest iPhone. So much flaws had been discovered, so much applaud had been made. This article is never written to merit or demerit iPhone 5 from its predecessors, but to look at the upgrade Apple has actually made to produce the iPhone 5 from the already structured iPhone 4S and iPhone 4.

The iPhone 4S is now been offered at $100 on a 2 year contract, while the iPhone 4 is now free of charge equally on contract, for you to get an iPhone 5, you have to save up some bucks. This write up is produced to actually see if it is worth it to save up for the iPhone 5 or to stay within the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S circus.

Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Comparing the iPhone 5 with iPhone 4S and iPhone 4


Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

The iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S are shorter and bulkier than the iPhone 5, Apple had made the latest iPhone to be thinner and longer than its predecessors. It became more convenient to hold and slide into the pocket. Apple made the back of the iPhone 4 and 4S of Glass, while the iPhone 5 packs aluminum at the back.


Apple iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 4S Vs iPhone 4

Apple made something lighter in the iPhone 5, the other iPhone are extremely heavier than their successor.


Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Although, the three are of the same pixel densities, but the iPhone 5 adds an extra half inch display, pushing the aspect ratio to 16:9 while the resolution appreciates, this brings more room to house app icons on the homescreen, one more row richer. The display also became thinner, which combined the touch sensors and move the pixels so close to the surface. The iPhone 5 according to Apple was improved by 40% in color saturation.



Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Apple was able to boost speed and performance in the successive iPhones. The A6 chip on the iPhone 5 clocks 1.3GHz as analyzed by TLDToday. The iPhone 4S is not bad at performance with its A5 chip, but the A4 on the iPhone 4 seems to have become an old school for 2012.

iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Talking about the memory, the iPhone 5 packs a 1GB RAM doubling the power from the older predecessor was which came with 512 MB.


Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

The old school iPhone came with smaller flash memory, but the option packed on the iPhone 5 is much more appreciable. Though the 16 GB only option iPhone 4S is now $100, while the only option 8GB iPhone 4 is now free.


Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Like never before, the iPhone 5 catapulted into the faster 4G speed, with LTE where it is available. The older iPhone models are just on 3G AT &T called HSPA+ 14.4 its 4G, but it’s not really 4G, but something a little faster than 3G, so I will tag it 3G+.


iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

The battery life on these three devices are almost the same, I can give a hand-up to Apple for maintaining the same battery power as it switched the iPhone 5 to the faster LTE network.


Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPhone 4

Apple made a jump on the iPhone 4, pushing a 5MP upgrade to an 8MP shooter. The camera upgrade on the iPhone 5 is not much, except the effect Apple has added, such as the panorama effect, and low-light shooting. The FaceTime camera got an upgrade from VGA to 1.2 MP. You are able to get clearer imaging for your video calls and chats.

Other Upgrades

The iPhone 5 is the most expensive smartphone in market; the significant upgrade is the performance, thinness, lightness, and beautiful design.

An upgrade the iPhone 4S added over the iPhone 4 is the introduction of Siri. The camera power and this voice assistance is the difference customers saw in the iPhone 4S, Siri was upgraded in the iOS 6 that comes with the iPhone 5, it now allows you to book dinner, scroll movie lists and get scores of sports.

If you chose the iPhone 4 now, it’s never a bad idea, and you have a reason for it, as at September 2011, it was the best smartphone in town, now it is offered for free, choosing it is taking one of the wise decisions, that is if you are not a latest freak.


The three latest iPhones have been analyzed; it is left for you to make a decision. The iPhone 4 remains finally remains yours after the two year contract, but, it’s already a four year old smartphone by then. The iPhone 5, you have to save through your nose to get one. One more thing is the functionalities of those smartphones. A free test drive is available at Apple store, Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy, just stroll in there to make a test for final decision.

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2 replies on “iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 4S Vs iPhone 4”

Great comparison chart!!! Detailed and inciteful. Gets me a clear idea on extra added feature for each of its new launches. Thanks for the share!!!

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