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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Apple iPad 3

Top 40 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Apple iPad 3

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1636
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
2.80x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1357
Higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
264 ppi
15.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
975
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
8 MP
vs
5 MP
1.60x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
777
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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.
anonymous
691
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
612
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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.
anonymous
518
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
449
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
21 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
anonymous
389
Clearly lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
652 g
519 g lighter
anonymous
370
A little bit thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
356
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
348
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
331
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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.
anonymous
169
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
144
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
139
Noticeably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
132
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
anonymous
114
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
110
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
105
Has a flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
anonymous
67
Has touch autofocus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
anonymous
49
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
anonymous
35
Can create panoramas in-camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Paweł Sapek
5
Supports NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
anonymous
-62
Noticeably narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
185.7 mm
115.10 mm narrower
anonymous
-133
Distinctly less body volume
Comment
82.94 cm³
vs
421 cm³
5.08x less body volume
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
309
Supports widgets
Comment
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.
anonymous
226
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
83
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
80
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
74
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
66
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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35
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
anonymous
32
Has free navigation software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
anonymous
74
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
anonymous
49
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
45
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
43
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Apple iPad 3 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Apple iPad 3

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

anonymous
105
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
2048x1536 px
vs
1280x720 px
3.41x higher resolution
anonymous
90
Clearly more battery power
Comment
11560 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
5.50x more battery power
anonymous
86
Substantially bigger screen size
Comment
9.7 "
vs
4.8 "
2.02x bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
45
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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.
anonymous
44
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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.
anonymous
41
Measurably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
30
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
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.
anonymous
26
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
iOS 5.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for iOS 5.0
anonymous
73
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

Apple iPad 3 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

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