PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs DROID RAZR M

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

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 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs DROID RAZR M

passmark Processor performance including multiple cores

Galaxy S4
3,414
DROID RAZR M
2,064
Galaxy S4 DROID RAZR M @ androidbenchmark.net
When we ran several benchmarks repeatedly over a 20 minute period, we noted that the Galaxy S4 throttled the CPU and Adreno 320 graphics chip and benchmark numbers dropped.
Galaxy S4 | by MobileTechReview (May, 2013)

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Galaxy S4
2,670
DROID RAZR M
2,367
Galaxy S4 DROID RAZR M @ results.rightware.com
Internet and Connectivity Samsung's custom browser is fast and supports Flash Player.
Galaxy S4 | by PhoneArena (Mar, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

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Samsung Galaxy S4

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More processing power 3,414 vs 2,064 More than 65% better passmark score
Faster web browser 2,670 vs 2,367 Around 15% better BrowserMark score
Much higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 960 x 540 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 440 ppi vs 256 ppi More than 70% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Significantly higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More battery capacity 2,600 mA·h vs 2,000 mA·h 30% more battery capacity
Faster processor 1.9 GHz vs 1.5 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.3" More than 15% bigger screen
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 30x higher def video
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Back view of Motorola DROID RAZR M

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Motorola DROID RAZR M

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Slightly lighter 126 g vs 130 g Around 5% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4  vs DROID RAZR M 

9.0
7.0
Call quality is superb, data speeds over LTE 4G are excellent and the display has those better than life colors that many love.
Galaxy S4

9.3
8.5
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

Overall

8.7 Out of 10
7.6 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4  vs
DROID RAZR M 
Type AMOLED AMOLED
Size 5" 4.3"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 960 x 540
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 440 ppi 256 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.1.1
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 Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Galaxy S4  vs
DROID RAZR M 
Weight 130 g 126 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 8.3 mm
Size 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm 60.9 x 122.5 x 8.3 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 2,600 mA·h 2,000 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S4
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