As the date of the release of the Apple iPhone 5 draws near, the excitement continues to build. It is being compared to the smart phones currently dominating the international market. The most prominent among its competitors is the Samsung Galaxy S3. A lot of technicians are comparing the expected features of the iPhone 5 to those of the Galaxy S3. In this article, I shall be comparing the two devices on all their features.
The latest iPhone runs on the Apple iOS 5 and has a dual core processor. The Galaxy S3 runs on the Android Operating System v4.0.4, ice cream sandwich. It has a quad core processor cortex A9. The dimensions of the iPhone are 122.4 x 64.3 x 7.9mm while those of the S3 are 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm. They weigh 144.6g and 133g respectively. While the iPhone comes in black and in white, the Galaxy S3 comes in marble white and pebble blue.
The iPhone 5 has display size of 4.08 inches with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels. It has an OLED capacitive touch screen. On the other hand, the Galaxy S3 has a display of 4.8 inches and has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The display screen is Super AMOLED Plus Capacitive Touch screen and is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass.
The iPhone 5 has an 8MP camera with autofocus and dual LED flashlight. The video quality is 1080 pixels HD at 25 fps. The video player is High Definition with voice and recording available too. The camera of the Galaxy S3 is not much far behind. It too is 8MP with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. There are other features like LED flash, autofocus, smile and face detection, geo tagging, image stabilization, touch focus and simultaneous image recording and HD video. The video is 1080 pixels at 30 fps. It also has recording and voice.
The email is push email for both. They both feature SMS with threaded view, MMS, Push mail, IM, and email. Web browsing is only HTML for iPhone and is both HTML and Adobe Flash for Galaxy S3. The iPhone has an internal memory of 32GB and 64GB both but does not have a external memory card slot. The S3 comes with internal memory of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB and has a card slot for MicroSD Card that can take until 64GB. Games are downloadable in both. iPhone 5 has motion gaming while the Galaxy S3 has 3D gaming. IPhone does not use Java while the Galaxy S3 does.
The iPhone 5 has a standard battery that can take talk time of up to eight hours on 4G, thirteen hours on 3G and up to twelve hours of browsing. Its standby time is 420 hours. The Galaxy S3 has a standard Li- ion battery of 2100mAh. Its talk time is till 21 hours and 41 minutes for 2G and till 11 hours and 40 minutes for 3G. Its standby time is 590 hours for 2G and 790 hours for 3G.