Samsung Galaxy S3 successor is here and we go through comparison of the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3 here so as you can understand what the new Galaxy phone brings to you. This is actually a look at what exactly has changed in Samsung phone features. The jump to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean version is much appreciated but Samsung has gone with their own TouchWiz user interface.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Here in this article we have compared Samsung Galaxy S3 with Samsung Galaxy S4 with details specs, features available. Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Display Comparison

There is little change in the display size as Galaxy S4 is sported with 4.99 inches Super AMOLED display screen providing 1080p full HD resolution with 441 PPI pixel density. Samsung Galaxy S3 is with 720p HD 4.8 inches Super AMOLED display screen with 306 pixel density.

Processor Comparison

Samsung has powered Galaxy S4 GT I9500 with 1.6 Ghz Octa Core Exynos 5 processor and Galaxy S3 is sported with Cortex A9 quad core processor clocked at 1.4 Ghz. RAM storage has been double to 2 GB on Galaxy S4 than Galaxy S3. While Galaxy S4 users Mali 400 GPU chipset for graphical support, PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU unit is seen on Galaxy S4, looks like a bit of experimental change.

Storage Comparison

Since both smartphones are by Samsung Electronics, they have come up with three different models based on internal storage. With  16 /32 /64 GB, it also includes micro SD card slot with 64 GB storage support.

OS Comparison

Both smartphones are powered with Android Jelly Bean operating system but altogether with different version. Its good to see Galaxy S4 powered with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS out of box but with a little and improved TouchWiz user interface.

Camera Comparison

There is signifcant change in camera as Galaxy S4 is with 13 mega pixel camera finally while Galaxy S3 is with 8 mega pixel sensor. Both smartphones have front facing camera.

Here is the brief comparison tablet between Samsung Galaxy S4 GT I9500 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 –


Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy S3

Display Screen 4.99″ Super AMOLED 4.8″ Super AMOLED touchscreen display
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 441 PPI 306 PPI
Processor 1.6 Ghz Octa Core Exynos 5 1.4 Ghz Cortex-A9 Quad Core
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP Mali 400 MP
Dual SIM No No
Operating System Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Android 4.0 ICS
Camera 13 mega pixel rear side, LED flash 8 mega pixel rear side, LED Flash
Front Camera 2.1 MP front facing cam 1.9 MP front facing cam
Battery 2600 mAh Li-ion 2100 mAh Li-ion
Internal Memory 16 / 32 / 64 GB 16 /32 /64 GB
Micro SD card Support Yes, Up to 64 GB Yes, Up to 64 GB
  • 50 GB Dropbox space
  • S-Voice
  • Smart Stay Eye Tracking
  • USB on the Go
  • WiFi Direct, DLNA
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • microUSB v2.0, USB on-the-go
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Exynos 4412 Quad Chipset
  • Quad Core 1.4 GHz
  • JAVA MIDP emulator


Price N/A $650