Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3
Top 46 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S5
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3
Much more battery power
33.33% more battery power
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.5 GHz
4 x 1.4 GHz
1.79x faster CPU clock speed
Lots higher pixel density
41.18% higher pixel density
Somewhat bigger screen size
6.25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Amply more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
2x more megapixels (photo)
Substantially 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.
A bit thinner
0.50 mm thinner
Notably faster downloads
7.14x faster downloads
Explicitly 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.
Explicitly 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.
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.
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Appreciably faster uploads
8.68x faster uploads
Has a fingerprint scanner
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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 Seven Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S3
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S5
12 g lighter
Significantly 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.
1.90 mm narrower
A little shorter
5.40 mm shorter
Good pic capture at night
It has better camera at night
Zero Shutter Lag
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
Slightly less body volume
0.07% less body volume