Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung Galaxy S5
Top 51%14,514 points
Top 51%
Top 21%23,327 points
Top 21%
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4.67" - 5.13"
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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: 109 facts in comparison

1. battery power

25% more battery power.
2100mAh
Gionee M2017: 7000mAh
2800mAh
4400
0

2. total clock speed

44% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.4GHz
Vernee Apollo Lite: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 2.5GHz
3573
0

3. pixel density

29.17% higher pixel density.
306ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
432ppi
2940
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.80"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.10"
2478
0

5. megapixels

50% more megapixels.
8MP
Nokia 808 Pureview: 41MP
16MP
2174
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
2GB
2130
0

7. resolution

55.56% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1990
0

8. front camera megapixels

5% more megapixels (front camera).
1.90MP
Vivo V5 Plus: 20MP
2MP
1808
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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
81% have it
1613
0

10. weight

12g lighter.
133g
Microsoft Nokia 105 Dual SIM: 68.90g
145g
1363
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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
42% have it
1312
0

12. thickness

0.50mm thinner.
8.60mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.60mm
8.10mm
1179
0

13. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
41% have it
1166
1

14. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
9% have it
1010
1

15. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
16GB
Huawei P10 Plus: 256GB
32GB
932
0

16. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
60% have it
838
0

17. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
8% have it
798
0

18. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
91% have it
794
0

19. download speed

86% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Sony Xperia XZ Premium: 1024MBits/s
150MBits/s
757
0

20. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
39% have it
713
0

21. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Allview X2 Soul Xtreme: 2176 x 60fps
2160 x 30fps
666
0

22. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
41% have it
640
0

23. width

1.90mm narrower.
70.60mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
72.50mm
595
0

24. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
29% have it
538
0

25. height

5.40mm shorter.
136.60mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
142mm
522
0

26. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Samsung Galaxy S3(Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16))
Samsung Galaxy S5(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
81% have it
471
0

27. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
10% have it
455
0

28. Is a multi-user system

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5(Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19))
69% have it
452
0

29. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5(Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC v3)
39% have it
436
0

30. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
20% have it
434
0

31. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Xiaomi Redmi 4A 16GB: 4.20
4
401
0

32. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 4
2
391
0

33. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
36% have it
385
0

34. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
2% have it
379
0

35. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
25% have it
365
0

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