Many people expected Samsung Galaxy S3 to be a popular device, and this is certainly proven to be the case during its short time on the market. This follows in the footsteps of its predecessor the Galaxy S2 which was one of the most popular Android smartphones of all time. In this article, I will compare the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the iPhone 4S in terms of their storage capacities which is often overlooked, but a very important feature of smartphones.
In order to cater to different types of user, the iPhone 4S is offered in three different storage variants. The basic version comes with 16 GB of storage, with the highest version packing 64 GB with a medium version that has 32 GB of storage. For average use, the 16 GB version is sure to suffice as it will still hold thousands of music tracks, eBooks and numerous apps etc. However, those who have a larger than average music collection or like to download lots of apps, movies and TV series from iTunes, are sure to appreciate the higher storage afforded by the higher variants of the device. Also, because iPhones do not support microSD compatibility, the higher storage variants offer peace of mind to those who store lots of files from the phone.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the latest Android flagship smartphone from the popular Korean manufacturer, and like many Android smartphones this comes with microSD support. The standard versions of the device come with the same storage variants as the iPhone 4S. However, when you take into account that this device supports a microSD card of up to 64 GB, it outshines the iPhone 4S in terms of storage. If you utilise the maximum 64 GB memory card on even the basic 16 GB version of the handset, a whopping 80 GB of storage can be attained. Similarly, if you do the same with the highest 64 GB version of the device, a huge 128 GB of storage is available. Clearly, the Samsung Galaxy S3 outclasses the iPhone 4S in terms of storage, and indeed this is true of many competing smartphones as you will not find this level of potential storage on any other device currently on the market.
While the 16 GB version of either the iPhone 4S are the Samsung Galaxy S3 is sure to suffice for average use, many people find the peace of mind with the higher storage variants desirable. Given the fact that microSD cards a relatively inexpensive means of increasing storage, the Samsung Galaxy S3 clearly comes out on top when it comes to internal storage.