Apple iPhone 5 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5 64GB

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Slightly higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
306 ppi
6.54% higher pixel density
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330
Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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243
Significantly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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Significantly more internal storage
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
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144
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
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110
Has an IPS screen
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
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98
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
8.6 mm
1 mm thinner
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90
Lighter
112 g
vs
133 g
21 g lighter
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89
Clearly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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76
Considerably more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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64
Noticeably lower SAR for body (USA)
1.18 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.31 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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62
Higher GeekBench result
708
vs
428
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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20
Notably less shutter lag
0.24 s
vs
0.35 s
0.11 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
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18
Substantially less startup delay
0.84 s
vs
0.99 s
0.15 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
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8
Has AF tracking
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Fahad Bin Shahid
1
Is more easy to use because is more little
Yes
vs
No
Ryan Leslie
1
It's not junk
Yes
vs
No
Didn't have any issues with my iphone, but my nokia lumia has had heaps of problems so far!
Piboon Amornjiraporn
1
Better GPS signal
Yes
vs
No
Oppo r1 got worse GPS signal not recommend for user that always use maps
Ron Lo
0
Htc one s is better- 1 reason
Yes
vs
No
Htc one s have touch autofocus not none
Alfred Attard
-1
Super ex pensive
Yes
vs
No
The price of the i phone you buy 2 920 or 3
Clayton Fuller
-3
This is totaly one sided
Yes
vs
No
YES
Rupert Halloway
-23
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
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Vastly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
70.6 mm
12 mm narrower
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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

Apple iPhone 5 64GB is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Apple iPhone 5 64GB

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Substantially more battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
45.83% more battery power
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Explicitly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.15x faster CPU clock speed
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585
Distinctly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
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485
Bigger screen size
4.8 "
vs
4 "
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has an external memory slot
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
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349
Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Substantially more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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226
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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199
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.63 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Clearly faster maximum shutter speed
0.0001 s
vs
0.0005 s
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
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43
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
vs
0.95 W/kg
0.74 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
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Measurably longer exposure time
1 s
vs
0.066 s
0.93 s longer exposure time. When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
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1
Free Apps on Google Play
Yes
vs
No
Free Apps without having to tamper with your phone.
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0
Has a Super AMOLED Plus
Yes
vs
No
This screen has better contrast of colours
Vishal Kumar Singh
0
Better GPU Mali 400mp
Yes
vs
No
S3 has Quad core graphics while Z10 has old Adreno 225 GPU.
Jordan Conkle
0
It's bigger and lighter
Yes
vs
No
Easy to navigate around
Hossam Arafa AbdelRehim
-1
S features
Yes
vs
No
Such as Stay awake, S Voice, Direct call, S Beam, Smart alert, AllShare cast, Pop-up play
Carlos Santiago Tarifa Rey-Stolle
-2
Supports controllers
Yes
vs
No
The system supports usb controllers, so you can play games with real controls instead of the touchscreen
Vishal Kumar Singh
-2
Supports S beam
Yes
vs
No
Can send big sized data files faster through S beam.
Vishal Kumar Singh
-2
Android, so more apps
Yes
vs
No
Android market has 1,000,000 apps available as on July 2013
Jabir Jabirpanthakkan
-2
Has Microsoft Office
Yes
vs
No
This is great if you use your device for work.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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198
Supports widgets
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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147
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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vs
No

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