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Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: All rise

25 October 2012 | Read the review | Post your comment
Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: All rise - read the full textWhen we review phones we try to put them in context, and tie everything up with a snapshot of the market and the closest alternatives. Now, we usually keep droids and iPhones separate because honestly they just don’t mix. But every now and then...


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Price half
blutooth can't connect with iphone
sd card no place
I tunes secure but hactic
Cemra s3 good
some extra sensors in S3
screen size is bigger
And iph5 back and sides stuff can't stop scratches
Black iph5 have white handsfree in his box
Bettery s3 better

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  • 2012-10-27 17:01
  • uWE9

As Samsung said it doesnt take a genius for choosing s3

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  • 2012-10-27 16:48
  • p@5r

man just go for blindly s3
cons of apple i5
small screen, no bluetooth data transfer, no nfc, no hd screen, battery pathetic compared to s3, costly ,and lest ios6 and android
its look for spple
and everything for samsung galaxy s3
howtaht s3 is a clear winner

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  • 2012-10-27 16:35
  • uu$X

so mutch to read :) a nice video will be fine too :) think about it next time..

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  • 2012-10-27 15:21
  • mbBt

how come that gsmarena only make a passing comment with the purple haze on the pictures? its not normal to have it. i dont have it on my 3gs and 4s, how come the 5 have it?

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  • 2012-10-27 15:11
  • t7Xk

Clearly SGS 3 is the winner

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  • 2012-10-27 14:23
  • vGr6

iPhone 13 S3 15. We have a winner

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  • 2012-10-27 12:29
  • TIEL

in the end, you can't go wrong with either one. these two puppies are both awesome smartphones.

then there's Lumia 920 coming soon, and it has some serious hardware. WP8 is not my cup of tea, atleast not yet, but it has the potential to become a huge success.

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  • 2012-10-27 12:06
  • iDYE

i'm extremely happy with my iPhone 5. switched from Android HTC, and i'm glad i did. not that Android is bad by any means.

i still hate the iTunes bullshit and some other Apple inconveniences, but overall it's all well worth it. it's such a stellar mobile device, and i like that they didn't go too big on the screen. i prefer smaller phone over larger screen.

btw, i personally wouldn't choose SGS3 if were to buy Android phone. i like HTC's and Sony's designs and build quality more. it doesn't matter to me if they are not quite as powerful as SGS3, and i'd like the phone to be a bit smaller. somewhere between 4"-4,3".

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  • 2012-10-27 11:51
  • iDYE

In others words iphone just managed to keep its nose close enough to the s3 so that its loyal flock wont feel too bad spending a fortune on something they could have had 5 months ago if they bought the s3. this race is now over, iphone should have been ahead with the release of the iphone5 to keep us interested. it is almost a given conclusion that samsung will be pulling ahead going into the future. iphone six will be a flop and then we will see massive earth shattering sales with the iphone7. the loyal flock wont be able to to keep their iphones 5 running any longer. they will stay loyal just like the toyota flock.

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  • 2012-10-27 11:47
  • fXsa

> In reply to Apple Fan @ 2012-10-25 21:57 from XNts - click to readMe too,. Apple all the way.. Rooted Android and jailbreak apple, then Apple all the way, waiting for jailbreak...

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  • 2012-10-27 11:45
  • swug

> In reply to Blankman @ 2012-10-25 22:50 from nFXt - click to readVery well said

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  • 2012-10-27 11:40
  • swug

> In reply to Cesar @ 2012-10-25 23:30 from PmQA - click to readYes i agree. I need a future comparison of these twoo flagships with Lumia 920. Bye the way what a balanced and professional article... High 5 for GSMArena

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  • 2012-10-27 11:38
  • swug

Why iphone 5 wins in audio output and camera s3 is much better

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  • 2012-10-27 11:23
  • HHHH

Depending on your use, requirements and preference of screen size, OS and build quality.. anyone of these devices can be the best choice right now in mobile industry.!! Now dont waste time in arguing which is better.. coz till you decide on taking a side.. these both giants will come up with next generation models.. So better pick one and enjoy it (flaunt it too) till it is the top notch handset..!!

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  • 2012-10-27 09:12
  • bC6U

Easy to pick, even with tied hands and closing eyes. SGS 3

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  • 2012-10-27 08:21
  • Mfxa

> In reply to jim @ 2012-10-26 20:54 from t78D - click to readWell said man..Rooted android device is very old DHD is better than an Iphone 4S..

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  • 2012-10-27 08:06
  • Nv9w

As a gaming device, there is no comparison. The S3 with controller support. USB on the go is also now something I can't live without.

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  • 2012-10-27 05:06
  • nx2y

I'm an android fan at heart, but I have to say the iphone is just as fast after a year of use, while androids just can't really keep up and get slow as in a few months (the price of freedom I guess). Not to mention the (resale) value of androids drop like bricks rapidly

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  • 2012-10-27 03:48
  • 9JxC

it has taken a long time to compare these two phones because there is no comparison. galaxy s3 is 10 leagues above the iphone.

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  • 2012-10-26 21:55
  • 3xg8

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