Apple iPhone 4 vs iPhone 5 vs Latest Android Smartphones (2.1 vs 2.2 vs 2.3)
Apple iPhone 4, iPhone 5 and Android Smartphones are the competitors in the smartphone market. iPhone 4 is a product of Apple released in June 2010, the previous versions are iPhone 3G (July 2008) and iPhone 3GS (June 2009). Android 2.1 smartphones started coming into market since March 2010. Android 2.2 handsets were released to market from June 2010. And from that day, Android smartphones started mushrooming and by Q4 2010, Android smartphones took the lead in the smartphone market.
Apple iPhone 4 is powered with Apple iOS 4.2 whereas the latest Android smartphones are powered with either Android 2.2 (Froyo) or Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). So when we compare iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 or iPhone 4 and latest Android Smartphones all will falls under the comparison of Apple iOS 4.2 and Android 2.2 (Froyo) or Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Basically there is nothing called iPhone 5. All are user expectations and imaginations of the fifth generation iPhone from Apple. Anyhow there are some possible expections which can become true such as, A5 processor, large memory or alternative for storage, support for 4G network and HSPA+ with new OS, iOS 5. Additional features may include Wi-Fi thethering, microUSB, mobile hotspot, and Bluetooth file/media transfer support.
iPhone 4 stunned everyone at the release in June 2010 and it immediately became a status symbol, with a 3.5″ LED back-lit LCD display with full multi touch, fluid operation supported by iOS 4.2 and high spped 1GHz A4 processor.
Andr0id 2.1, Android 2.2 and Android 2.3 smartphones
Android 2.1 was released in January 2010, Android 2.2 was released in May 2010 and Android 2.3 was released in December 2011. Nearly all the smartphones released in Q4 2010 are Android 2.2, and the phones released in Q1 2011 are a mix of Android 2.2 and Android 2.3. Google released it’s own Nexus S smartphone to run Android 2.3. Samsung Galaxy II is the latest (Q1 2011) release to run Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), it is a benchmark phone with 4.27″ super AMOLED plus display, 1,0GHz Dual-core Application processor and 1GB RAM. Most of 4G smartphone released to date are Android. Motorola Atrix 4G, Motorola Cliq 2, Samsung Galaxy 4G, Samsung Infuse 4G, HTC EVo Shift 4G, HTC Thunderbolt, HTC Inspire, T-Mobile myTouch 4G and LG Revolution are all either run Android 2.2 or Android 2.3.
|iPhone 4||iOS 4.2.1||3.5″||1GHz||512MB; 16GB/32GB||2G & 3G|
|iPhone 3GS||iOS 4.2.1||3.5″||833 MHz||256MB; 8/16/32GB||2G & 3G|
|iPhone 3G||iOS 4.2.1||3.5″||620 MHz||128MB; 8GB/16GB||2G & 3G||
|Cha Cha||2.3 (2.4 ready)||2.6″||600MHz||512MB; 512MB||2G & 3G|
|Salsa||2.3 (2.4 ready)||3.4″ 480x320pixels||600 MHz||512MB; 512MB||
2G & 3G
|Incredible S||2.2 (upgradeable to 2.3)||4″ super LCD, 800x480pixels||1GHz||768MB; 1.1GB||2G & 3G||
|Desire S||2.3||3.7″ 800x480pixels||1GHz||768MB; 1.1GB||2G & 3G|
|Wildfire S||2.2||3.2″ 480x320pixels||600MHz||512MB; 512MB||
2G & 3G
|Gratia||2.1||3.2″ 480x320pixels||600MHz||512MB; 384MB||
2G & 3G
|Desire HD||2.2||4.3″ 800x480pixels||1GHz||768MB, 1.5GB||2G & 3G|
|Desire Z||2.2||3.7″ 800x480pixels||800MHz||512MB; 1.5GB||2G & 3G|
|Wildfire||2.1||3.2″ 320x240pixels||528MHz||512MB; 384MB||2G & 3G|
|Desire||2.1||3.7″ 800x480pixels||1GHz||512MB; 576MB||2G & 3G|
|Legend||2.1||3.2″ 480x320pixels||600MHz||512MB; 384MB||2G & 3G|
|Nexus One||2.1||3.7″ 800x480pixels||1GHz||512MB; 512MB||2G & 3G|