While there are dozens of Android phones out there, when it comes to devices that are pitted against the iPhone 5, it is none other than Samsung’s own flagship handset, the Samsung Galaxy S3. Well in an effort to compare both smartphones, ad network Chitika’s research arm, Chitika Insights, has analyzed the web usage rates of both devices between the 3rd of October to the 9th of October. What they have discovered is that despite the Samsung Galaxy S3 being on the US market longer than the iPhone 5 (four months versus 3 weeks), the iPhone 5 appeared to represent a larger portion of web traffic.

The report states that this is largely due to the iPhone 5’s high adoption rate, selling a record-breaking 5 million units in its first weekend of availability. The report also goes on to speculate that the reason in the increase of web usage could also be due to the inclusion of 4G LTE, a feature which they claim leads to faster and more enjoyable web browsing. According to the report, “While optimizing online content for both devices is still the smart move for businesses targeting mobile consumers, this comparison emphasizes iPhone users still being the most active – and hence marketable – users of the mobile Web.”

Filed in Apple >Cellphones. Read more about Galaxy S3, iPhone 5S and Samsung.

ProductGalaxy S3iPhone 5s
Display Diagonal (inches)4.8" (12.2cm)4" (10.2cm)
Megapixel Count8 Megapixel8 Megapixel
Battery Capacity (mAh)2100 mAh1560 mAh
Processor/Soc NameExynos 4412A7
RAM Options1 GB,1 GB,
Street Price$155 Galaxy S3 on Amazon$185 iPhone 5s on Amazon
Link to full specsGalaxy S3 Full specs and detailsiPhone 5s Full specs and details
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