• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced May 2012 September 2012 August 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2012 Available - August 2014
Colors Blue, White Black, White Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold
Form Factor Candybar 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)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 6 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 420
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.0 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 60.84% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR 1/2.6'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
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 Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po -
Capacity 2100 mAh 1440 mAh -
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 225 h -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 8 h -