Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs iPhone 5 Features Specs Comparison

Iphone S3Apple iPhone 5 is here and if you are waiting to compare it with the mightiest Android smartphones then you are at the right place as in the due course of this article we will be comparing the latest Apple iPhone 5 with the Samsung Galaxy S3. Though it will be difficult for Android lovers as well as for Apple fan boys to come to a conclusion on which phone is superior than the other but the only thing to cheer about is that in a constant completion effort by Apple and Samsung, end customer can hope for better innovation and better value for their money. So, to give you an in depth analysis, here we are with the point-to-point comparison chart which will help you to differentiate in terms of specs disclosed by Apple.

Comparison Parameter Samsung Galaxy S3 Apple iPhone 5
Operating System Android Ice Cream Sandwich**Upgradeable to Jellybean IOS 6
Screen Size & Pixels 4.8 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels 4.0 inches with 640 x 1136 pixels
Network Band GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900LTE**In Select Countries GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900LTE 700 MHz Class 13 / 17 (Verizon & AT&T)
Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 123.8 x 58.5 x 7.6 mm
Weight 133 gms 112 gms
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors LED backlit IPS TFT with 16M colors
CPU & Chipset Exynos 4412 Quad Core Apple A6 Quad Core
FM Radio Stereo FM with RDS Not Available
Rear Camera 8 MP with 3264×2448 pixels & LED Flash with Simultaneous HD video and image recording 8 MP with 3264×2448 pixels & LED Flash
Secondary Camera 1.9 MP with Recording at 720p@30fps 1.3 MP with Recording at 720p@30fps
Sim Card Micro SIM Nano SIM
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
USB Connectivity Supports USB on the Go Doesn’t Support USB On the Go, Normal USB Connectivity
Connectivity Standards / Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular
Internal Memory Options 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External SD Card Support Yes, maximum up to 64GB Not Available
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP Support and EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP Support
NFC Yes Not Available
FM Recording Yes Not Available
Colors Pebble Blue, Marble White, Garnet Red Black & White
Battery Li-Ion 2100 mAh Li-Po 1440 mAH
Stand By Time 590hrs 225hrs
Availability Now Available in Stores Near You From September 21 in Select Countries
Price Country Dependent Starting $199**With 2 years Contract

While some features still go missing in Apple iPhone 5 when compared to the likes of Samsung Android phones, we can only hope that the next iPhone from Apple, hopefully the iPhone 5S or iPhone 6 will reduce the gap between your aspirations and the specifications. Do share with us in the comments section on what you feel like when talked about the Galaxy S3 and Apple iPhone 5 as after all it’s only your thoughts which matter the most.

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