Spec Shootout: Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One vs. Xperia Z vs. iPhone 5 vs. Lumia 920

Now that the Galaxy S4 has officially been unveiled, let's take a look at how it lines up compared to other flagship devices out there on the market. Note that we've highlighted the best specs, on paper, in bold, however this may not necessarily translate into the best real-world results.

  Samsung Galaxy S4 HTC One Sony Xperia Z Apple iPhone 5 Nokia Lumia 920
3G/4G HSPA+ and LTE HSPA+ and LTE HSPA+ and LTE HSPA+ and LTE HSPA+ and LTE
Display 5.0-inches
Super AMOLED
1920 x 1080
441 ppi pixel density
4.7-inches
Super LCD3
1920 x 1080
469 ppi pixel density
5.0-inches
LCD
1920 x 1080
441 ppi pixel density
4.0-inches
IPS LCD
1136 x 640
326 ppi pixel density
4.5-inches
IPS LCD
1280 x 768
332 ppi pixel density
Processor Samsung-made
Exynos 5 Octa 5410
1.6 GHz quad-core
ARM Cortex-A15 cores
1.2 GHz quad-core
ARM Cortex-A7 cores
Qualcomm-made
Snapdragon 600
1.7 GHz quad-core CPU
Krait 300 cores

Qualcomm-made
Snapdragon S4 Pro
1.5 GHz quad-core CPU
Krait cores

Apple-made
Apple A6
1.3 GHz dual-core CPU
Swift cores
Qualcomm-made
Snapdragon S4
1.5 GHz dual-core CPU
Krait cores
Graphics PowerVR SGX544MP3 Adreno 320 Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX543MP3 Adreno 225
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Storage 16/32/64 GB storage
microSD card slot
32/64 GB storage 16 GB storage
microSD card slot
16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0
A-GPS
NFC
Infrared
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0
A-GPS
NFC
Infrared
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
A-GPS
NFC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
A-GPS
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 3.0
A-GPS
NFC
Camera 13 MP rear camera
LED flash
2.0 MP front camera
1080p video recording
4.0 MP rear camera
"Ultrapixels"
LED flash
OIS
2.1 MP front camera
1080p video recording
13.1 MP rear camera
LED flash
2.2 MP front camera
1080p video recording
8 MP rear camera
LED flash
1.2 MP front camera
1080p video recording
8.7 MP rear camera
Carl Zeiss lens
Dual LED flash
OIS

1.3 MP front camera
1080p video recording
Battery Li-ion 2,600 mAh
Removable
Li-Po 2,300 mAh
Non-removable
Li-ion 2,330 mAh
Non-removable
Li-ion 1,440 mAh
Non-removable
Li-ion 2,000 mAh
Non-removable
Qi wireless charging
Launch OS Android 4.2
TouchWiz 
Android 4.1
HTC Sense UI 5
Android 4.1
Sony skin
iOS 6 Windows Phone 8
Launch Date April 2013 March 2013 March 2013 September 2012 November 2012
Size & Weight 7.9 mm thin
130 g
9.3 mm thin
143 g
7.9 mm thin
146 g
7.6 mm thin
112 g
10.7 mm thin
185 g

 

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