iPhone 5 Apple

  • clock speed
    1.3
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4
    inches
  • resolution
    325
    ppi

Galaxy S III Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.8
    inches
  • resolution
    305
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S III

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.9
8.6

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
7.3
6.1

Graphics performance

basemark x and gl benchmark 2.5
7.1
6.1

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
8.1
7.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.5

Geekaphone Score

7.7
7.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4"
4.8"
Resolution
1136 x 640 (325 ppi)
1280 x 720 (305 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB Stripe)
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Brightness
640 cd/m²
550 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
3.997
3.419
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass 2
Video out
1080p
1080p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
Apple A6 (APL0598)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Quad 4412)
CPU
1.3 GHz, Apple A6
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Quad core
Linpack
501
177.1
Quadrant
--
5,365
GPU
266 MHz, PowerVR SGX 543MP3
440 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Tri core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
27
15.2
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
7.01
3.18
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4.3 mm (33.9 mm equiv.)
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (27.8 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
3.3 fps
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.6
Secondary camera
1.2 MP
1.9 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
50 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,440 mA·h
2,100 mA·h
Talk time
480 min
700 min
Standby time
13,500 min
47,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
522 min
615 min
Web browsing
596 min
387 min
Video playback
612 min
567 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Bottom)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.06, -0.51
+0.03, -0.05
Noise level
-91.3 dB
-90.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.00, -0.26
+0.11, -0.04
Noise level
-90.6 dB
-90.2 dB
FM radio
No
Receive

form factor

Size
58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm
Weight
112 g
133 g
Body
Aluminum
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
iOS 6
Android 4.0.4
Upgradable to
iOS 7
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
922 ms
1,447 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
3G, HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
No
Yes

features

Internal storage
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Nano-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
66.8 dB
75.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
66.1 dB
66.5 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
Showing 1 comment.
Where are the updates? We know (have known) Galaxy S III supports 4G and we know browser benchmarks. Also, you're missing that the current Galaxy S III does 32GB internal + 64GB added storage(96GB total) AND in October, the 64GB model comes out, giving 128GB total.