Smartphone iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III is often compared. Galaxy S III represent the stronghold of Android and iPhone iOS 5 representing Apple.
Galaxy S III with a high-definition big screen, quad-core processor and a 2100 mAh battery is rated as a top-tier Android. While the iPhone 5 has been named as the best iPhone so far.
How detailed comparison between the two? Here are the specifications of the iPhone 5 when it competed with the Galaxy S III was quoted as saying "Blog Computer" from Gizmag (09/28/2012).
Galaxy S III carries a large enough size. Only 8.6 mm thick, thinner than the iPhone before the iPhone 5 generation. This handset is also taller and wider than the iPhone 5.
iPhone 5 is the first handset that Apple changed the design after two years. iPhone 5 is longer than the iPhone 4S, but the same width. This smart phone also includes one of the thinnest in the world with only 7.6 mm thick.
Many of the reviews stated the iPhone 5 very lightly. It weighs just 112 grams, this phone includes the lightest. Aluminum material used is less than the weight of glass materials on the iPhone 4/4S.
Galaxy S III is heavier, 133 grams. But not too heavy in the hands of the user.
iPhone 5 is Apple's first changes made since 2007 in terms of screen size. From the previous 3.5 inch to 4 inch. While the resolution is 1136x640 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy S III relies 4.8 inch screen resolution of 1280x720 pixels. Most extensive than the previous Galaxy S series. Perhaps users rather difficult to hold with one hand, but offer a better multimedia experience.
Which screen is best? Although the resolution is higher, it did not automatically make S III is superior. At least according to DisplayMate above assessment, the screen of the iPhone 5 as a whole better.
Apple A6 processor is a mendayai iPhone 5. Speed was not clearly disclosed by Apple. Initially, some parties expressed A6 1.02 GHz speed. However, a recent study says that speed 1.3 GHz.
S III itself has two versions of the processor. For the United States and some other countries, they use a dual core 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4. While in the global market, Samsung Exynos processor used 4 Quad Core 1.4 GHz.
In a variety of benchmark measurements, the iPhone 5 and S III chasing. Apparently, the ability of A6 in the iPhone 5 should not be underestimated even though detailed specifications hidden by Apple.
4. RAM and Storage
Sector of RAM in the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S III is balanced, that is 1GB. But in some markets, S III is sold with 2GB of RAM. As in the United States and Canada.
Both iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III has 3 versions of storage, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. Special S III, the new 64GB version will be launched. S III also has advantages because it has a memory card slot, while the iPhone 5 is not.
5. Connectivity and battery
It has been about a year a few Android phones have 4G LTE connectivity. Apple has given the iPhone 5. S III as its predecessor, the Galaxy S II, also has LTE connectivity.
The battery in the iPhone 5 powered 1440 mAh. S III higher capacity, 2,100 mAh. Apple claimed the battery in the iPhone 5 could reach 8 hours, even when used in LTE networks.