Samsung Galaxy S3Samsung Galaxy S5
Top 49%14,428 points
Top 49%
Top 78%23,213 points
Top 78%
Screen size
Number of smartphones
lowmidhigh
Top 65%
795 smartphones
4.67" - 5.13"
NaN% of all smartphonesYes
No
screen size
resolution
RAM
total clock speed
battery power
megapixels
4.8"
5.1"
Samsung Galaxy J Max
7"
Best

Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: 49 facts in comparison

1. battery power

25% more battery power.
2100mAh
Gionee M6 Plus: 6020mAh
2800mAh
4313
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
3504
0

3. pixel density

29.17% higher pixel density.
306ppi
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 806ppi
432ppi
2893
0

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.8"
Samsung Galaxy J Max: 7"
5.1"
2432
0

5. megapixels

50% more megapixels (photo).
8MP
Nokia Lumia 1020: 41MP
16MP
2141
0

6. RAM

1GB more RAM memory.
1GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 6GB
2GB
2081
0

7. resolution

55.56% higher resolution.
720 x 1280px
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual: 2560 x 3840px
1080 x 1920px
1955
0

8. front camera megapixels

5% more megapixels (photo, front camera).
1.9MP
OnePlus 3T: 16MP
2MP
1781
0

9. weight

12g lighter.
133g
Microsoft Nokia 105: 68.9g
145g
1334
0

10. thickness

0.5mm thinner.
8.6mm
Coolpad Ivvi K1 Mini: 4.7mm
8.1mm
1150
0

11. 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
997
1

12. internal storage

16GB more internal storage.
16GB
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 256GB
32GB
908
0

13. Supports 4K resolution

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
59% have it
828
0

14. 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
786
0

15. download speed

86% faster downloads.
21MBits/s
Samsung Galaxy Note 7: 600MBits/s
150MBits/s
742
0

16. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Huawei Honor 8: 2176 x 120fps
2160 x 30fps
649
0

17. width

1.9mm narrower.
70.6mm
Vertu Signature for Bentley: 42mm
72.5mm
565
0

18. 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
530
0

19. height

5.4mm shorter.
136.6mm
Microsoft Lumia 638: 66.7mm
142mm
498
0

20. 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
443
0

21. Is a multi-user system

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
69% have it
440
0

22. 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
426
0

23. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
18% have it
414
0

24. 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
375
0

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

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
63% have it
355
0

26. semiconductor size

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

27. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
533MHz
Huawei Mate 9 Pro: 900MHz
578MHz
342
0

28. Supports ANT+

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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
8% have it
333
0

29. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2016)
428
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 5478
942
314
0

30. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
24% have it
311
0

31. Has a heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
2% have it
292
0

32. Supports slow motion video recording

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
15% have it
286
0

33. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
400MHz
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (AT&T): 2873MHz
933MHz
279
0

34. 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.
Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5
12% have it
275
0

35. upload

88.48% faster uploads.
5.76MBits/s
HTC One E9+ Dual SIM: 150.8MBits/s
50MBits/s
261
0
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