• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy A7

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced May 2012 September 2012 Expected Announcement - December 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2012 Rumored - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
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)
150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
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
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, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 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 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 60.84% 72.64%
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 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
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 Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
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, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go 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, 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 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1440 mAh 2600 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 -