Difference between the Apple iPhone 3GS smartphone and the Apple iPhone 4 mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Cortex-A8 processor, which has 1 cores, 1 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 0,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 0,6 GHz. The second is working with the Apple A4 processor, with 1 cores, 1 threads, its initial frequency is 1,0 GHz, its maximum frequency is 1,0 GHz.
|Smartphone||Apple iPhone 3GS||Apple iPhone 4|
|Model version(s)||A1325||A1332, A1349|
|Release date||Q2 2009||Q2 2010|
|Dimensions||4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in||4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in|
|Weight||4.76 oz||4.83 oz|
|Body||Aluminum body||Front & back glass,
|Screen size, colours||3.5 inches, 16M colors||3.5 inches, 16M colors|
|Screen type||TFT||IPS LCD|
|Resolution||320 x 480 pixels||640 x 960 pixels|
|Density||165 ppi||230 ppi|
|Operating system||iOS 3||iOS 4|
|Lithography||65 nm||45 nm|
|High-performance cores||1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz||1x Cortex-A8 @1.0 GHz|
|GPU||PowerVR SGX535||PowerVR SGX535|
|Memory||0.256 GB RAM||0.512 GB RAM|
|Storage||8 / 32 GB||8 / 32 GB|
|Camera||3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8||5 MP, f/2.8, 1/3.2″, 1.75µm|
|Front camera||No||0.3 MP|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||2.1, A2DP||2.1, A2DP|
|Battery capacity||1,220 mAh||1,420 mAh|
|Battery type||Non-removable Li-Ion||Non-removable Li-Po|
|Versatile use autonomy||~ 8 hours||~ 7 hours|
|Head SAR value (US)||0.26 W/kg||1.17 W/kg|
|Body SAR value (US)||0.79 W/kg||1.11 W/kg|
|Geekbench 4 single core||150||211|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||150||211|
|Rating||3.4 / 5||3.5 / 5|
|Number of reviews||365||723|
|Amazon||Apple iPhone 3GS||Apple iPhone 4|
|Ebay||Apple iPhone 3GS||Apple iPhone 4|
Note: prices may change with time. They are not updated in real time. Shipping costs have not been integrated in the overall cost of the mobile devices.
Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 3GS phone and the Apple iPhone 4. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.
|Processor||Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – iOS 64-bit|
|Apple iPhone 4|| 211
|Apple iPhone 3GS|| 150
On the single-core side, there is a difference of 41%. In multi-core, the gap reaches 41%.
Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.