• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Apple iPhone 5

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Apple iPhone 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Apple
Announced May 2012 June 2012 September 2012
Status Available - May 2012 Available - June 2012 Available - September 2012
Colors Blue, White Pebble blue, Marble white Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
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 133 g (4.69 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 6
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 225 PowerVR SGX 543MP3
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

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

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS TBD 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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 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 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go 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 Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

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