Apple's iPhone brand is no stranger to competition, and the newest iteration of the handset, the 5S, is no exception.
Announced today during a press conference in Cupertino, Calif., the iPhone 5S features a new gold color option, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and improvements to the camera and flash.
But in an era when smartphones are getting faster, bigger, and more powerful, the iOS 7-touting device faces stiff competition from popular Android devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One.
Take a look at the chart below to see how these three powerhouses compare against each other.
|Apple iPhone 5S||Samsung Galaxy S4||HTC One|
|Dimensions||4.87 x 2.31 . 0.30 inches; 3.95 oz.||5.4 x 2.7 x 0.31 inches; 4.6 oz.||5.4 x 2.7 x 0.37 inches; 5.04 oz.|
|Display||4-inch Retina Display; 1,136x640 pixels; 326ppi||5-inch full HD Super AMOLED; 1,920x1,080 pixels; 441ppi||4.7-inch LCD; 1,920x1,080 pixels; 468ppi|
|Operating system||iOS 7||Android 4.2*||Android 4.2*|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz)||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz)||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz)|
|Rear camera and recording  ||8-megapixel with 1.5µ pixels; 1080p full HD video||13-megapixel; 1080p full HD video||4-UltraPixel; 1080p full HD video|
|Front-facing camera||1.2-megapixel camera; 720p HD video||2-megapixel; 1080p full HD video||2.1-megapixel; 1080p full HD video|
|Processor||Proprietary A7 (64-bit) with M7 motion processor||1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 (US version)||1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600|
|Capacity||16GB, 32GB, and 64GB||16GB, 32GB, and 64GB||32GB and 64GB|
|Expandable memory||No||Expandable up to 64GB||No|
|Battery life||Embedded: Usage time online up to 10 hours on 4G LTE; standby time up to 10 days||2,600mAh removable: Usage time up to 17 hours; standby time up to 12 days||2,300mAh embedded: Usage time up to 11 hours; standby time up to 11 days|
|Carriers||AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and global||AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, C Spire, Cricket, US Cellular||AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint|
|Gray, white, gold||Black, white, red, purple (Sprint only), and brown (Verizon only)||Silver, black, and red (Sprint only)|
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