Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III I747 vs Apple iPhone 5S

Samsung Galaxy S III I747
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple
Announced June 2012 September 2013
Status Available - July 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 134 g (4.73 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio TBD No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi 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, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (3G) Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 10 h