So you want to buy a smartphone? Generally two companies come to customers' mind - Samsung and Apple. Both the companies are working on a new phone slated to be released in the coming months. But the flagship phones of these companies today are undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Apple iPhone 5. For the customers who wish to buy a smartphone today - here are 5 reasons why the S4 is better than the iPhone 5.
Reason # 1 - Display, in terms of size, the Galaxy S4 definitely has an inch over iPhone 5. A bigger screen tends to be more appealing, especially if the users want to watch videos or play games on their phones. But some users prefer a smaller screen as it is easier to handle in one hand and tends to be more user friendly in terms of ease of use.
Reason # 2 - Audio, The Galaxy S4 is for people who love to party. The speakers can be loud - enough for a few friends in a small room to have a party. The iPhone 5 is a little mild in terms on the speaker volume but perfectly good enough for users' music needs. But to those who are inviting a few friends over or going camping Galaxy S4 is the way to go.
Reason # 3 - Interface, Finding what a user needs in lesser taps is the key to a good interface. The iPhone 5 sticks to the time tested Apple design and allows for a search option to better find what the user is looking for. The Galaxy S4 on the other hand helps a user find most of the things he/she is looking for by swiping down from the top, like Bluetooth, Air Gesture and Wi-Fi et al. The phone allows a lot of customization even to the lock screen and users can set shortcuts to their favorite apps.
Reason # 4 - Keyboard, The Galaxy S4 is similar to a normal desktop keyboard, there is a separate row with buttons for numbers. Symbols can be typed by a long tap on the relevant button. The iPhone however will require a toggle for numbers and symbols separately.
Reason # 5 - Special Features, perhaps the best feature of the Galaxy S4 is the Air Gesture. The users can do multiple tasks just with a wave of the hand, like answer a call or flip through photos using this feature. The other features in the S4 are the AirView, S Translator and A Health.
With these differentiating features, the Samsung Galaxy S4 can be a very appealing buy to those who are in a hurry to buy a smartphone. But for those who can wait, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is just around the corner.
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