One comes out on top. | Samsung, Apple

iPhone 5s vs Galaxy S4: What Should You Buy?

Here’s how two flagship smartphones stack up in multiple categories.

September 11, 2013
2:35 PM EDT
The slim, feature-rich Galaxy S4 was introduced as Samsung's new champion in the fiercely competitive smartphone arena. | DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images
The S4 pulls ahead off the iPhone5 with its lock screen customizations and split-screen multitasking. | Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Samsung
In many respects the iPhone 5s is zippier than the Galaxy S4. | Apple
J.K. Shin, president and head of IT and Mobile Communication Division, holds up Samsung Electronics Co's latest Galaxy S4 phones. | REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files
The new iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology is displayed during an Apple product announcement at the Apple campus in Cupertino, California. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Apple CEO Tim Cook shows two new iPhone models that will run iOS 7. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
So which will it be? | REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Files