Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Samsung
Announced September 2012 September 2013 October 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR G6430 -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 60.84% 65.39%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, BLE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port 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 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 1440 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 10 h -