Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. Apple iPhone 5 – A True Comparison

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Apple Smartphone Wins a Battle but not the War

The highly anticipated iPhone 5 has finally unveiled September 12, 2012 by Apple at the Apple Keynote. In general, the rumors about the iPhone 5 feature that have circulated on the web proved unfounded, particularly those on the finesse of the iPhone 5 and its 4-inch screen. After the presentation of the iPhone 5, analysts have conducted a test of the iPhone 5 is sized to compete with the Galaxy S3.

Design side, Samsung Galaxy S3 has an interface Touch Wizz running Android. But Apple remains the leader on the design and usability in general. The iPhone 5 is also more powerful than the Galaxy S3 thanks to the performance of its dual-core processor. Regarding the connectivity, Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 both Smartphones use a jack to connect the listener.

Comparison of Characteristics

Regarding size, Apple has made strong by stretching the screen. The iPhone 5 display brightness 500 cd/m2 high quality and a Retina display with a resolution of 326 dots per inch against its rival. iPhone 5 offers better quality for photo and video with 8 megapixel sensor. It has a length ahead of Samsung mobile networks since it can work with the new networks but the Galaxy S3 still more efficient in terms of autonomy.

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However, the iPhone 5 disappoints – it is not a new iPhone is an iPhone 4GS, barely better than the iPhone 4, not kills innovation at the Galaxy S3 has actually innovated by example, an automatic standby screen with a face detector. Apple invests in effect only 2% of its turnover in R & D is much less than all competitors … the beginning of the end of the dominance of the iPhone with the iPhone 5.

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Only extensive testing, right out of the phones, there will one final point.

OS and Interface

The Galaxy S3 runs Android with an overlay called Samsung TouchWizz. The interface of iOS, more fluid and ergonomic, has the advantage.


The Galaxy S3 is equipped with a battery that is good especially removable. So users can buy a spare battery if needed, or easily replaced in case of failure. It takes advantage of the iPhone 5 at this level.


galaxy s3 vs apple iphone 5

112 grams and 8 mm for 132 grams against iPhone 5 and 9 mm for the Galaxy S3 and for cons, the iPhone 5 is 1 inch smaller in length and width as the Galaxy S3. The iPhone 5 will more easily in a pocket.


iPhone 5 comes with a new connector, lightning, necessary for charging, transferring and connecting various peripherals. The Galaxy S3 uses its micro USB connector, which is a standard and therefore differs from the iPhone 5.


The dual processor heart of the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 quad-core chip is worth. For cons, the iPhone 5 draws out of the game by its graphics engine.


Both Smartphones embark totally different technologies in terms of screen (Super AMOLED for the Galaxy S3 LCD for iPhone 5). However, the iPhone 5 is characterized in terms of resolution … 326 dots per inch against 306 for the S3.