Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung Galaxy S5
Top 52%14,174 points
Top 52%
Top 22%22,813 points
Top 22%
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811 smartphones
4.67" - 5.13"
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RAM
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megapixels
4.8"
5.1"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
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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
4340
0

2. total clock speed

44% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 1.4GHz
LeEco Le 2 Pro: 10 x 2.7GHz
4 x 2.5GHz
3524
0

3. pixel density

29.17% higher pixel density.
306ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
432ppi
2908
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.8"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.1"
2443
0

5. megapixels

50% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
16MP
2148
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Asus Zenfone AR: 8GB
2GB
2093
0

7. resolution

55.56% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1965
0

8. front camera megapixels

5% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.9MP
HTC U Ultra: 16MP
2MP
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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
81% have it
1593
0

10. weight

12g lighter.
133g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
145g
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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
43% have it
1298
0

12. thickness

0.5mm thinner.
8.6mm
Asus Zenfone AR: 4.6mm
8.1mm
1161
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
42% have it
1159
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
1003
1

15. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
16GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
32GB
917
0

16. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
60% have it
831
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
791
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
786
0

19. download speed

86% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
150MBits/s
750
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
704
0

21. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Sharp Aquos Xx3: 2176 x 120fps
2160 x 30fps
655
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
626
0

23. width

1.9mm narrower.
70.6mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
72.5mm
572
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
28% have it
535
0

25. height

5.4mm shorter.
136.6mm
Motorola FlipOut: 67mm
142mm
505
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
Samsung Galaxy S5
81% have it
468
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
451
0

28. Is a multi-user system

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
69% have it
445
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
38% have it
429
0

30. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
19% have it
422
0

31. Bluetooth version

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

32. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Motorola Moto Z Force: 4
2
385
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
379
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
376
0

35. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
75% have it
362
0

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