Differences between iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

As we all know, Apple has always impressed us with its high-tech equipment, which usually includes state-of-the-art news and features. However, technology advances so quickly that, sometimes, we can lose the -thread- of these novelties between one team and another. Therefore, this article aims to show a summary of the difference between the characteristics of the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, in order to show the user the technological improvements of one device compared to the other.

iPhone 4

To start the iPhone 4was generally available for June 2010 in different countries. This model differs from the previous generation -iPhone 3- since the casing was improved in terms of resistance and also the shape is less curved than its predecessors. This series was accompanied by innovative changes compared to the previous one, such as a smaller size, a higher resolution screen that incorporates LED technology, a new generation operating system, a more powerful processor, and an improved camera, among others.

To talk more specifically, let’s name the features of the iPhone 4:

With reference to the size and weight of the iPhone 4. The body of the iPhone 4  measures  115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm (Height x Length x Width) and it has a weight of 137 grams. With respect to the sinternal characteristics of the iPhone 4, we have that it has a 3.5-inch capacitive LCD screen with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels that also incorporates LED lighting. Also, the iPhone 4 has the chipset -Apple A4- and a processor which has a speed of 1.0 Ghz Cortex-A8. It also has a graphics processor -PowerVR GX535- and 512 RAM. Regarding thecameras , the iPhone 4 has a 5MP primary camera and a secondary VGA camera. It also has a 1420 mAh battery On the other hand, the iPhone 4 would be available in versions of 8/16 and 32 GB internal.

The iPhone 4S

To start the iPhone 4S 4 was generally available for October 2011 in different countries. This series happens to be the successor to the iPhone 4 series from the previous year (2010). This new series presented severe technological improvements with respect to the iPhone 4, such as a dual-core processor and a new application called -Siri- for voice recognition and personalized user assistance (from which the iPhone 4S S derives). Also, the iPhone 4S would be available in 8/16/32 and 64 GB internal versions.

Regarding the size and weight of the iPhone 4S. The body of the iPhone 4S measures 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm (Height x Length x Width) and it has a weight of 140 grams. Regarding the internal characteristics of the iPhone 4S, it has a 3.5-inch capacitive LCD screen with a resolution of 640 x 960 pixels. Separately, the iPhone 4S also has the chipset -Apple A5- and the processor  has dual core 1.0 Ghz Cortex-A9. It also has a graphics processor -PowerVR SGX543MP2- and 512 MB of RAM. Regarding the cameras, the iPhone 4S has an 8MP primary camera and a VGA secondary camera. It also has a 1432 mAh battery .

We can summarize the differences between iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S.

Characteristic Iphone 4 Iphone 4s Difference (iP4S – iP4 )
Size 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm none
Weight 137g 140g +3g
chipsets Apple A4 Apple A5 New model + 64-bit architecture
Processor Single core 1.0Ghz 

Cortex A8

Dual core 1.3Ghz 

Cortex A9

Dual core + 0.3 Ghz 

New model.

p. graphics PowerVR SGX 535 PowerVR SGX543MP2 New model
Memory 512MB RAM 512MB RAM none
main camera 5MP 8MP +3MP.
dry chamber vga vga none
Battery 1420mAh 1432mAh +12mAh
iOS iOS4. 

upgradable iOS 7.1.2


upgradable iOS 9.3.5

iOS version 9.3.5

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