• 4" (1136x640) IPS LCD
  • 1GB
    A6 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.4 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1440 mAh
  • 4.8" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1GB
    Exynos 4412 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.6 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2100 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
ProductiPhone 5 (2012), Price: 165 USD at AmazonGalaxy S3 (2012), Price: 295 USD at Amazon
Display4" 1136x640 IPS LCD 4.8" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 31mm 8-MP f/2.4 (Primary)
  • 29mm 8-MP f/2.6 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 1.2-MP
  • 1.9-MP
Computing
  • A6 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • None
  • Exynos 4412 SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery1440 mAh2100 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 112g (4oz), 123.8x58.6x7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches)IP Rating, 133g (4.7oz), 136.6x70.6x8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches)
Price (Market)$165$295
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Display
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
TypeIPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4"4.8"
Display/Body Ratio60.8%65.9%
Resolution1136x6401280x720
Sharpness (PPI)326 PPI306 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 2
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
Focal Length (35mm) 31mm29mm
Megapixel8-MP8-MP
Aperturef/2.4f/2.6
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Flash
Software Features
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
  • Simul-Shot
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)1440 mAh2100 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time8 hours21 hours
Music Playback Time40 hours45 hours
Computing
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
Processor BrandAppleSamsung
Processor NameA6Exynos 4412
Processor ModelA6Exynos 4412
Processor # Cores24
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.3 GHz1.4 GHz
RAM Options1GB1GB
Internal Storage Options64GB64GB
Memory Card TypeNoneMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersioniOS 6Android 4.0.4
Communications
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT3 102/51 MbpsLTE CAT3 102/51 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeNoneMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
  • MHL
SAR US Head1.18 W/Kg0.55 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.18 W/Kg1.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.95 W/Kg0.21 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.9 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMMicro SIM
Multimedia
Product NameiPhone 5Galaxy S3
Multimedia Features
  • HDMI
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • M4V
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Light
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

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