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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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Let me go get my popcorn, soft drinks and a nice couch.


*Gets ready for the incoming Apple vs Samsung war comments*

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  • 2012-10-26 11:21
  • RNEx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 10:46 from v0Xt - click to readyou can do exactly the same with an galaxy s3... i saw your post and i thought i have to try this but everything is possible with the s3

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  • 2012-10-26 11:19
  • p@vx

Thing is, look at the list of advantages of the S3 over the iPhone; look at the list of disadvantages in the seperate reviews, where the iPhone has about 3 times as many disadvantages as every other phone on the market including the crap ones; the S3 has already been out for months; you're not tied into anything on Android. Yeah the iPhone might have a good camera (the shots used in this comparison seem better on the S3 FYI GSMArena), but is it the better product, or are people supposed to automatically love the iPhone because it's the same as what came before? The market has moved on, lucky for Apple it has built up such a loyal fan base or they'd have headed the way of Blackberry and Nokia by now.

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  • 2012-10-26 11:17
  • iIR0

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 11:04 from 2@g2 - click to readIphone is far better than samsung Iphone has several additional features compared to samsung

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  • 2012-10-26 11:13
  • 9xpe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 10:46 from v0Xt - click to readwell,you haven' try The One

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  • 2012-10-26 11:11
  • p3xn

samsung is way better then this first of all i phone is costly and still no features added jst 5 row of icon :D samsung big screen light weight and many more ... i jst dnt get why people r so crazy abt i phone its jst a costly brick

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  • 2012-10-26 11:04
  • 2@g2

iphone is much better imo, 4" screen can be operated by one hand, reject a call with sms, apple maps, 32gb is enuf with icloud and its camera is way better with the new panorama features.

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  • 2012-10-26 10:46
  • v0Xt

its a shame for apple that iphone failed to beat 6 month old Galaxy s3 .

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  • 2012-10-26 10:42
  • Kh28

> In reply to LosHo @ 2012-10-26 07:43 from pwTD - click to readYes you can. It's had multitasking for years.

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  • 2012-10-26 10:33
  • dRI}

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-26 07:16 from tA$j - click to readApart from specs, you've listed the features that the iPhone hasn't got. Like you use these More than most? Lol. Nice veiled dig there fanboy.

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  • 2012-10-26 10:32
  • dRI}

Great review, not biased. Thank you!

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  • 2012-10-26 10:02
  • LaxL

Brill Review!

I picked the S3 also known as the mighty iPhone Killer,

The profit results are interesting as well!

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  • 2012-10-26 09:50
  • sv%r

All i love about Android phone is "Freedom" which Apple will never provide, and they call it premium device and ask for 64K INR, i mean seriously why anyone would buy Iphone when you can get something much more better for only 30K INR (Samsung/HTC etc etc)

In my college most of them have Iphones, why people think its cool to have Iphone ?? because its way to overpriced ??

I am not any Samsung/HTC/Nokia fan but i just dont like how a company easily brain washing our generation !

A quote from Fight Club...
Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy s--t we don't need. - Tyler Durden

;)

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  • 2012-10-26 09:49
  • v{U@

one statement is enough to describe these 2 flagship...
Both is good, depend u prefer simplicity or dynamic style..

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  • 2012-10-26 09:27
  • RJhi
  • sampreet singh bedi
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the most ubiased review ever...
I love it when GSMarena says " droids and iphones just dont get along with each other" SO TRUE!!!

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  • 2012-10-26 09:25
  • YTFm

one day i saw the S III as too large to handle and the iphone(even the new model) as too small too use,but after i checked a lot phone models i ended with this conclusion : the bigger the better ,i might even end buying the note II :)
by the way i liked the padfone 2 and it is still an open choice for me,i waited for xperia T but it turned out to be a big disappointing .

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  • 2012-10-26 09:03
  • fwMx

they should compare i5 and s2 not the s3.

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  • 2012-10-26 09:00
  • v0qT

the S3 is epic...........even its processor and it works fuck fast with JB

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  • 2012-10-26 08:59
  • 3Ce}

I m waiting for my Galaxy SIII. Its going to be in my hand within 3 days.I m going mad to use it........

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  • 2012-10-26 08:58
  • tUdx

GSMArena , it is really stunning that you bring out the most heated debate topic in the Smartphone industry currently in such a simple and non -biased way. No other mobile site does reviews like you.
You actually tell the positive and negative of both phones and leave it to the user to decide.This is the core value of all journalism , bring out facts without influencing opinions.

I TIP MY HAT AND TAKE A HUGE BOW TO THE JOURNALISTS AT GSMARENA :) !

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  • 2012-10-26 08:56
  • vGtx

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