Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 6: 5 Reasons Why GS4 is Better

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By Kristin Dian Mariano | February 14, 2013 2:10 PM EST

Two of the top notch smartphones, Samsung Galaxy S4 and iPhone 6, will face again this year for an epic battle.

New reports claimed that Apple may not be able to release an iPhone with ground breaking specs and features this year, according to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, who maintains a high level of confidence regarding his hardware predictions. As with any research-based report, the information within should be taken with a grain of salt.

The next major iPhone is speculated to be released on June 2014. Misek said that the original plan is to release an iPhone with a bigger screen display; however, Apple's screen suppliers are struggling with the manufacturing process in increasing the size of the 4-inch iPhone to 4.8-inches.

Some of the other rumoured features of the next iPhone are super HD camera, massive internal storage of 128GB, Near Field Communication, a better battery and IGZO screen display.

The Samsung Galaxy S4, on the other hand, is supposed to be released next month. There are different Samsung Galaxy S4 rumours around. We are expecting Samsung to officially announce the Galaxy S4 on the 15th of March at a Samsung Unpacked event which is rumoured to be held in Moscow.

Samsung seemed to be planning an extravagant launch event for the successor of 2012's best-selling smartphone - Samsung Galaxy S3. Geeky-Gadgets claimed to have received a tip from a source working in a major retailer in the U.K that Samsung's smartphone will launch sometime between April 15 and April 22. It will hit the Australian shores around May or June 2013.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumoured to feature an Exynos 5 Octa (8-Core) CPU, Mali-T678 (8-Core) GPU, 4.99″ SuperAMOLED Full HD Resolution Display, 2GB of RAM, 13 Megapixel Rear facing Camera capable of shooting 1080p Full HD Videos at 30FPS, 2 Megapixel front facing camera capable of shooting 720p HD Videos and run Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.

Below are the reasons why we think that the Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than the upcoming iPhone 6.

Screen Display - The Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumoured to have a 4.99″ SuperAMOLED Full HD Resolution Display. Apple is reported to having problems with the manufacturing of its screen displays. Moreover, Apple CEP Tim Cook once said

Processor - The Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumoured to feature an Exynos 5 Octa (8-Core) CPU. Another setback of Apple's iPhone is the production of its desired chip processor.

Operating System - It is rumoured that the Galaxy S4 will boot Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. The iPhone 6 is said to run with iOS 7 to take advantage of the new processing speed. The new iOS architecture might not be ready until 2014.

Camera - The new smartphone from Samsung is speculated to have a 13 megapixel camera to go against iPhone 6's Full HD camera.

Availability - Samsung Galaxy S4 is rumoured to be released next month while the launch of the iPhone 6 is still unconfirmed with the various issues in the production of the device.

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