Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3
Top 46 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S5
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3
A lot more battery power
33.33% more battery power
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5 GHz
4 x 1.4 GHz
1.79x faster CPU clock speed
Plenty higher pixel density
41.18% higher pixel density
Marginally bigger screen size
6.25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Plenty more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
2x more megapixels (photo)
Notably higher resolution
2.25x higher resolution
Lots more megapixel (photo, front camera)
5.26% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
0.50 mm thinner
Significantly faster downloads
7.14x faster downloads
Substantially more internal storage
16 GB more internal storage
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Significantly better video recording quality
2160 x 30 fps
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Has an ultra power save mode
The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Explicitly smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Has a fingerprint scanner
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Sizably faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
Supports slow motion video recording
Has a heart rate monitor
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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Samsung Galaxy S5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...
Top Eight Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S3
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5
12 g lighter
A little bit narrower
1.90 mm narrower
Noticeably bigger pixel size
0.75 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
A bit shorter
5.40 mm shorter
A little less body volume
0.07% less body volume
Zero Shutter Lag
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
Body has perfect size–not too big
The size is much bigger ,which can be suitable or unsuitable.