Even if it is Apple's iPhone 5s that seems to be topping the charts lately, surely there will always be other smartphones who will not back down with what they can also offer to the market. With news of selling out supplies and long lines of people just to get their hands on the newest hyped phone, it just proves how much everyone seems to love it.
However, if you are a smart buyer, you can be sure to find other smart handsets that you can make the most out of too. If there are two smartphones that can compete head to head with the iPhone 5s, there are the Blackberry Z30 and the Samsung Galaxy S4.
Just as the iPhone 5s came up with the latest iOS 7, the latest Blackberry Z30 is also packed with the newest Blackberry 10 OS. With this fresh update, the brand new ecosystem adds numerous improvements to the smartphone like the Wi-Fi Direct, various alarms and even the Unicode emojis. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S4 works with the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. But soonest, the brand new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is also set to make its way for the S4. The iOS 7 for iPhone 5s gave a cleaner and simpler look especially when it comes to the menus and icon tabs.
For display and other inner features under the hood, the Blackberry Z30 has a giant 5-inch panel in Super AMOLED. Its screen resolution is at 720 x 1280. The Galaxy S4 ha similar size but has full HD resolution. For the brand new iPhone, it has LED-backlit IPS LCD and similar Retina screen which has 640 x 1136 pixels.
For processors, the Blackberry Z30 has a 1.7 GHz dual core processor while the Galaxy S4 has Exynos 5 Octa 5410-based chip with a variety of quad core processors. The iPhone 5s has the much talked about A7 dual core at 1.7GHz and known for being the first ever mobile chip with 64-bit architecture.
Lastly, the iPhone 5s shares similar camera specs with the Blackberry Z30 having the same 8 MP for its rear side. But the 5s has newer features which include the bigger sensor. Samsung Galaxy S4 has 13 MP at its best and counted by most reviewers as one of the best camera smartphones.
With all of these, you can be sure to be on the lead of other smartphone owners when you choose from the iPhone 5s, the Galaxy S4 and the Blackberry Z30. What is your choice?
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