Apple iPhone 4S - 64GB - white (Verizon Wireless) comparison

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Apple iPhone 4S - 64GB - white (Verizon Wireless)

Apple iPhone 4S - 64GB - white (Verizon Wireless)
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Samsung Galaxy S4

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Apple iPhone 5

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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Apple iPhone 5C

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Price $399 to $529 at 2 stores $499 at 1 store $419 at 1 store $168 to $169 at 2 stores $99 to $779 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.0 (4.5 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 27 reviews 3.5 stars out of 184 reviews 3.5 stars out of 193 reviews 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 2.5 stars out of 9 reviews
Release date October 14, 2011 March 05, 2013 September 21, 2012 September 27, 2013 September 20, 2013
The Bottom Line The iPhone 4S isn't the king of cell phones, but it's part of the royal family nonetheless. Even without 4G and a giant screen, this phone's smart(ass) voice assistant, Siri, the benefits of iOS 5, and its spectacular camera make it a top choice for anyone ready to upgrade. Its laundry list of features require time and effort to truly master, but the Galaxy S4 is the top choice for anyone looking for a big-screen, do-everything smartphone. The iPhone 5 completely rebuilds the iPhone on a framework of new features and design, addressing its major previous shortcomings. It's absolutely the best iPhone to date, and it easily secures its place in the top tier of the smartphone universe. First-time smartphone buyers get a lot for a little with Samsung's year-old Galaxy S3 Mini, but keep in mind that this is no high-end performer. The iPhone 5C is a great $99 phone that basically replicates the well-reviewed iPhone 5 in a more colorful case.

Basic specs

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Specific absorption rate (SAR) Info unavailable Info unavailable 1.18
0.71 W/Kg
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Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X / GSM / WCDMA (UMTS)
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Weight 4.9 oz
4.6 oz
3.95 oz
3.93 oz
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Service & support details type Info unavailable Info unavailable Limited warranty
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Wireless Interface Bluetooth 4.0
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
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Service Provider Verizon Wireless
T-Mobile
AT&T
AT&T
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Band / mode WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900 / CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
Info unavailable WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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