PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs Butterfly S

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy S4 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S4  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs Butterfly S

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Galaxy S4
3,414
Butterfly S
3,005

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S4
17.2 fps
Butterfly S
16.1 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S4
41.3 fps
Butterfly S
42.9 fps

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Significantly higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 4 MP 3.2x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 130 g vs 160 g Around 20% lighter
Quite a bit thinner 7.9 mm vs 10.6 mm More than 25% thinner
Back view of HTC Butterfly S

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HTC Butterfly S

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly longer standby time (3G) 39,600 min vs 22,176 min Around 80% longer standby time (3G)
More battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h Around 25% more battery capacity
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s More than 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4  vs Butterfly S 

9.3
8.0
Alternatively, the standard email app is available as well to handle other email services, but its functionality and interface is similar to Gmail.
Galaxy S4

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4  vs
Butterfly S 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 440 ppi 440 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.9 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDHC
SDXC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 4 MP
Resolution 13 MP 4 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 1,500 min
Standby time (3G) 22,176 min 39,600 min
Capacity 2,600 mA·h 3,200 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S4  vs
Butterfly S 
Weight 130 g 160 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 10.6 mm
Size 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm 70.5 x 144.5 x 10.6 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 5.0 Android 4.4
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S4
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HTC Butterfly S
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