Apple iPhone 5S 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3
Top 46%13,608 points
Top 46%
Top 49%14,436 points
Top 49%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
lowmidhigh
Top 65%
795 smartphones
4.67" - 5.13"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
total clock speed
battery power
4"
4.8"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Apple iPhone 5S 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3: 41 facts in comparison

1. battery power

25.24% more battery power.
1570mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
2100mAh
4316
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
3506
0

3. pixel density

6.54% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
306ppi
2895
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
4.8"
2432
0

5. resolution

21.11% higher resolution.
640 x 1136px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
720 x 1280px
1955
0

6. front camera megapixels

36.84% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.2MP
OnePlus 3T: 16MP
1.9MP
1781
0

7. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
81% have it
1589
0

8. weight

21g lighter.
112g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
133g
1336
0

9. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
43% have it
1293
0

10. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
79% have it
1225
0

11. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
42% have it
1154
0

12. thickness

1mm thinner.
7.6mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
8.6mm
1150
0

13. can be charged via standard USB cable

It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
88% have it
808
0

14. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
90% have it
783
0

15. download speed

4.76x faster downloads.
100MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
21MBits/s
742
0

16. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
40% have it
700
0

17. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
41% have it
619
0

18. width

12mm narrower.
58.6mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
70.6mm
566
1

19. height

12.8mm shorter.
123.8mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
136.6mm
498
1

20. 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.
2.2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 32GB: 1.7
2.6
471
0

21. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
80% have it
465
0

22. 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
379
0

23. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
75% have it
359
0

24. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
28nm
Apple iPhone 6s 64GB: 14nm
32nm
352
0

25. 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 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
84% have it
350
0

26. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
450MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
533MHz
343
0

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

Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
86% have it
333
0

28. Supports widgets

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.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
90% have it
327
0

29. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
1347
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 5478
428
314
0

30. Supports Java

Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
84% have it
310
0

31. upload

8.68x faster uploads.
50MBits/s
HTC One E9+ Dual SIM: 150.8MBits/s
5.76MBits/s
261
0

32. volume

33.57% less body volume.
55.1cm³
Nokia Asha 200: 47.7cm³
82.94cm³
200
0

33. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
2
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa): 8
4
171
0

34. 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.
2.25µm²
Gionee Elife E7: 400µm²
2µm²
170
0

35. Has AMOLED display

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S3
20% have it
160
0
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