Apple iPhone 5Samsung Galaxy S3
Top 59%12,079 points
Top 59%
Top 52%14,174 points
Top 52%
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Top 65%
811 smartphones
4.67" - 5.13"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4"
4.8"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: 108 facts in comparison

1. battery power

31.43% more battery power.
1440mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
2100mAh
4340
0

2. total clock speed

53.57% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.3GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 1.4GHz
3524
0

3. pixel density

6.54% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
306ppi
2908
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4.8"
2443
0

5. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
8MP
2148
0

6. RAM

0GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
1GB
2093
0

7. resolution

21.11% higher resolution.
640 x 1136px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
720 x 1280px
1965
0

8. front camera megapixels

36.84% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
HTC U Ultra: 16MP
1.9MP
1792
0

9. has an external memory slot

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.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
81% have it
1593
0

10. weight

21g lighter.
112g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
133g
1343
0

11. has branded damage resistant glass

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
43% have it
1298
0

12. every pixel has three subpixels

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.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
79% have it
1233
0

13. thickness

1mm thinner.
7.6mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
8.6mm
1161
0

14. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
42% have it
1159
0

15. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
91% have it
786
0

16. download speed

4.76x faster downloads.
100MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21MBits/s
750
0

17. Is DLNA certified

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.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
39% have it
704
0

18. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Apple iPhone 5
10% have it
672
1

19. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Sharp Aquos Xx3: 2176 x 120fps
1080 x 30fps
655
0

20. has an IPS screen

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.
Apple iPhone 5
51% have it
639
0

21. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
41% have it
626
0

22. width

12mm narrower.
58.6mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
70.6mm
572
0

23. height

12.8mm shorter.
123.8mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
136.6mm
505
0

24. widest aperture

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.
2.4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB: 1.7
2.6
477
0

25. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
81% have it
468
0

26. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 4.2
4
394
0

27. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3
Motorola Moto Z Force: 4
2
385
0

28. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
36% have it
379
0

29. Has offline voice recognition

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
75% have it
362
0

30. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
24% have it
361
0

31. Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics

Apple iPhone 5
64% have it
357
0

32. Is free and open source

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.
Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
84% have it
355
0

33. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
32nm
354
0

34. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
266MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
533MHz
346
0

35. Allows app installs on the device's external storage

Apple iPhone 5
Samsung Galaxy S3
86% have it
337
0

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