Bottom line: which one is better?
Bottom line: apple iphone 5c is better than iphone 4s even though it costs a little bit more.
In this review on iphone 5c vs 4s, iphone 5c has an edge over 4s because of the following: 6.49% more battery power, 1.63x faster CPU speed, 14.29% bigger screen size, 0.5GB more RAM, 18.33% higher resolution and 4x more megapixels on the main camera. It is also 8g lighter and has 6.94x faster downloads.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: DESIGN
The following specs are useful in analyzing the design of iphone 4s vs 5c:
Height; apple iphone 4s has a height of 115.2mm while iphone 5c has 124.4mm.
Width; 58.6mm for iphone 4s and 59.2mm for iphone 5c.
Weight; iphone 4s weighs 140g while iphone 5c has 132g.
Thickness; 9.3mm for iphone 4s and 8.97mm for iphone 5c.
Bottom line: iphone 5c is better in design.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: DISPLAY
Based on this feature, we compare 5c vs 4s using these specs:
Pixel density; while iphone 4s has 330ppi, iphone 5c has 326ppi.
Resolution; iphone 4s has a lower resolution of 640 x 960px while iphone 5c has 640 x 1136px.
Screen size; iphone 4s has a 3.5” screen whereas iphone 5c has 4”
Both phones have an LCD with three subpixels per pixels and an IPS screen.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: PERFORMANCE
RAM speed; iphone 4s has 400MHz while iphone 5c has 533MHz.
GPU clock speed; iphone 4s has 200MHz while iphone 5c has 266MHz.
Both phones have integrated graphics.
Bottom line: iphone 5c is advanced in performance.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: CAMERAS
Megapixels; both have a back camera with 8mp.
Front camera megapixels; 0.3mp for iphone 4s while iphone 5c has 1.2mp.
Video recording; both have 1080 x 30fps.
Widest aperture; both have f/2.4.
Only iphone 5c has a continuous autofocus when recording movies.
Bottom line: iphone 5c leads in cameras between the two phones.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: AUDIO
Number of microphones; iphone 4s has two while iphone 5c has three.
Both phones have a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack and lack a radio and dedicated media keys.
Bottom line: iphone 5c has an advantage over iphone 4s since it has one more microphone.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: BATTERY
Battery power; while iphone 4s has 1418mAh, iphone 5c has 1510mAh.
Both phones have a rechargeable battery and a battery level indicator. However, they both lack a removable battery, wireless charging and fast charging.
Bottom line: iphone 5c has a higher battery power when compared to 4s.
Apple iphone 4s vs Apple iphone 5c: SPECIAL FEATURES
Only iphone 5c has a higher download speed of 100mbit/s, supports openGL ES 3.0 that offers improved game graphics and has a faster upload speed of 50mbit/s. It also supports more languages and has airplay provision.
Bottom line: iphone 5c is better in special features.
In summary, iphone 5c surpasses iphone 4s by a huge margin in the features evaluated above. The choice of which to buy, however, is left in your court.