iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One Specs Comparison - iPhoneHeat

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One Specs Comparison

With the announcement of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone: Galaxy S4 and availability of HTC One from High Tech Computer corporation (HTC), the battle for the throne has once again heated up. If you’re out to buy a high end smartphone, there are many options available including iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. In this article we’ll do specs comparison of these three flagship phones from the house of three smartphone giants.


  • iPhone 5 is the oldest among the lot thus has the lowest technical specs among the lot. Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One have almost identical hardware specs, however, HTC One runs Android 4.1 and Galaxy S4 ships with 4.2.2.
  • Camera wise HTC One excels in low light photography. Galaxy S4 camera performance is unknown to date.
  • Design wise, iPhone 5 and HTC One are better than Galaxy S4 (comes with old S3 design)
  • Galaxy S4 and HTC One has high pixel desity, almost 100 pixels (per inch) more than the iPhone 5.
  • Galaxy S4 comes with highest capacity removable battery.
  • Only Galaxy S4, among these three, comes with wireless charging.

Below is the quick iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One specs comparison…

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One

iPhone 5

Galaxy S4


Screen size 4.0-inches 4.99-inches 4.7-inches
Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density 326 ppi 441 ppi 469 ppi
Display Tech IPS LCD, 16M Super AMOLED HD, 16M Super LCD3, 16M
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
System chip Apple A6 Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
Graphics PowerVR SGX543MP3 PowerVR SGX544MP3 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB / 32GB / 64GB 16GB / 32GB / 64GB 32GB / 64GB
External Storage No Micro SD up to 64 GB Micro SD up to 64 GB
Rear Camera 8-Megapixels,
3264 x 2448 pixels,
HD video
4128 x 3096 pixels,
Dual Shot, Image Stabilization,
1080p@30fps HD video,
Dual-video Recording
2688 x 1520 pixels,
1080p@30fps HD video,
Front-Facing Camera 1.2MP
720p HD video
2 MP
1080p@30fps, dual video call
2.1 MP
OS iOS 6.0 Android, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/ndual band 802.11 a/b/g/ndual-band, DLNA 802.11 a/b/g/ndual-band, DLNA
GPS Yes Yes Yes
Connecter Lightening Connector micro USB micro USB
Bluetooth Yes, 4.0 Yes, 4.0 Yes, 4.0
Applications App Store Google Play Google Play
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, compass Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Ambient light, Thermostat, Humidity, Gesture Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Ambient light, Thermostat,
Colors Black, SlateWhite,  Silver White Frost, Black Mist Black, Silver, Red
LTE Yes Yes Yes
NFC No Yes Yes
Battery Life Capcity: 1440 mAh
Talk time: 8hrs
Standy by time: 9.4 days
Capcity: 2660 mAh
Talk time:
Standy by time:
Capcity: 2300 mAh
Talk time:
Standy by time:
Wireless Charging No Yes No
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