Top 31 Reasons for the Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 32 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5

 
 
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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Apple iPhone 5

Top 31 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

3624
Significantly more battery power
Comment
2100mAh
vs
1440mAh
45.83% more battery power

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2933
Appreciably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4GHz
vs
2 x 1.3GHz
2.15x faster CPU clock speed

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2051
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.8"
vs
4"
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1675
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720px
vs
1136x640px
26.76% higher resolution

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1461
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9MP
vs
1.2MP
1.58x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1389
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.

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1103
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.

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986
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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702
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
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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683
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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587
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.

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478
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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112
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55W/kg
vs
1.18W/kg
0.63W/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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96
Clearly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.21W/kg
vs
0.95W/kg
0.74W/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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64
Measurably faster maximum shutter speed
Comment
0.0001s
vs
0.0005s
5x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

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31
Considerably longer exposure time
Comment
1s
vs
0.066s
0.93s 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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Mayschell Mahammed
10
Smart stay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The screen switchws off if you are not looking at it

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Drini Nosi
3
Has Radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Dami Agunbiade
3
Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds

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Adrian Carrillo
2
Notification light
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Sacha Tremblay
1
Louder speaker
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This speaker is louder and clearer

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Sacha Tremblay
1
LED light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Able to see notification without turning on the screen

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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)
433
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.

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367
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.

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322
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.

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313
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.

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287
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
162
Vastly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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ARM Mali 400 MP4
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for ARM Mali 400 MP4
334
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
533MHz
vs
266MHz
267MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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Top 32 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

2484
Marginally higher pixel density
Comment
326ppi
vs
306ppi
6.54% higher pixel density

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1074
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.

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1045
Lighter
Comment
112g
vs
133g
21g lighter

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886
Thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
8.6mm
1mm thinner

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667
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100MBits/s
vs
21MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads

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633
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.

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564
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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549
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.

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412
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2.4
vs
2.6
Wider aperture at 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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370
Appreciably narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
70.6mm
12mm narrower

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296
Shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
136.6mm
12.80mm shorter

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292
Clearly more microphone(s)
Comment
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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219
Clearly faster uploads
Comment
50MBits/s
vs
5.76MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads

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206
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
708
vs
428
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)

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189
Has AF tracking
Comment
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.

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134
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
1.18W/kg
vs
1.49W/kg
0.31W/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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99
Vastly less body volume
Comment
55.1cm³
vs
82.94cm³
1.51x less body volume

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64
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.

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22
Explicitly less shutter lag
Comment
0.24s
vs
0.35s
0.11s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.

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21
Significantly less startup delay
Comment
0.84s
vs
0.99s
0.15s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

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Ádám Szirtes
2
SGH S 5611
Comment
Yes
vs
No
SGH S 7350

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Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Apple A6
240
Measurably higher ram speed
Comment
533MHz
vs
400MHz
133MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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138
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

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114
Distinctly more memory bandwidth
Comment
8.5GB/s
vs
6.4GB/s
2.10GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

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Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Apple Swift
104
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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98
Distinctly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

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48
Notably newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

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Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX543 MP3
197
Noticeably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.0255TFLOPS
vs
0.02TFLOPS
0.01TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
316
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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143
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

×

110
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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