• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 May 2012 December 2015
Status Available - October 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - February 2016
Price - - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Mali-400MP -
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.8 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 65.84% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2100 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -