Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. S3, iPhone 5, HTC One, Xperia Z and BlackBerry Z10

If you are planning to buy a mobile phone, which factors are your main concern? The hardware or the software? The storage? The battery life? Or anything else? The following comparison chart focuses on 6 popular smartphones, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S3, iPhone 5, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z and BlackBerry Z10. The tech specs of them will be compared, including OS, dimensions, display, camera, processor, capacity, etc.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3, iPhone 5, HTC One, Sony Xperia Z, and BlackBerry Z10

Specs Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy S3 Apple iPhone 5 HTC One Sony Xperia Z BlackBerry Z10
Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy S3 Apple iPhone 5 HTC One Sony Xperia Z BlackBerry Z10
OS at Launch Android 4.2.2 Android 4.0 iOS 6 Android 4.1 Android 4.1 BB10
Dimensions 5.38 x 2.71 x 0.31 in.; 4.6 ounces 5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in.; 4.7 ounces 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in.; 3.95 ounces 5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 in.; 5.04 ounces 5.47 x 2.79 x 0.31 in.; 5.15 ounces 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.35 in.; 4.78 ounces
Display 5-inch full HD Super AMOLED; 1,920×1,080 pixels, 441ppi 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED; 1,280×720 pixels, 306ppi 4-inch IPS LCD; 1,136×640 pixels, 326ppi 4.7-inch LCD; 1,920×1,080 pixels, 468ppi 5.0-inch TFT; 1920 x 1080 pixels; 16 million colors; 4.2-inch LCD; 1,280×768 pixels, 355ppi
4G LTE Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Rear camera and recording 13-megapixel, 1080p HD video 8-megapixel, 1080p HD video 8-megapixel, 1080p HD video 4-megapixel (Ultrapixel), 1080p HD video 13 megapixel Exmor RS camera with Auto focus and flash 8-megapixel, 1080p HD video
Front-facing camera 2-megapixel 1.9-megapixel 1.2-megapixel 2.1-megapixel 2 MP, Exmor R, front facing camera (1080p) 2-megapixel
Processor 1.9GHz, quad-core Snapdragon 600; or proprietary 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 5 Octa 1.5GHz, dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 (U.S. version); proprietary 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos Proprietary A6 1.7GHz, quad-core Snapdragon 600 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064 + MDM9215M Quad Core 1.5GHz, dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus
Capacity 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 16GB, 32GB 16GB, 32GB, 64GB 32GB, 64GB 16GB 16GB
Expandable memory Up to 64GB Up to 64GB No No Up to 32GB Up to 64GB
Battery 2,600mAhh 2,100mAh Not disclosed by Apple 2,300mAh Li-Ion 2330mAh 1,800mAh
Price TBA Varies from carrier and capacity: $99.99~$199.99 with contract, ~$499.99 without $199.99, $299.99, $399.99 U.S. pricing TBA 2,499 AED $199 on Verizon
Carriers AT&T, Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon AT&T, Cricket, C Spire, MetroPCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon AT&T, Cricket, Sprint, Verizon AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon
Available colors Black, white Black, blue, brown, gray, red (AT&T only), white Black, white Silver Black, purple and white Black, white (Verizon only)
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