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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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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.


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  • 2012-10-26 08:56
  • vGtx

With my 2 years old Galaxy s2 at the same time I can listen to music, use GPS with google maps and take photos or HD videos. I did this many times while travelling abroad.

Can you do the same with the latest 1000euro priced iphone5 "innovation"?
I love the iphone4-5 designs and quality but they are simply useless phones in many aspects.

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  • 2012-10-26 07:43
  • pwTD

> In reply to gtp @ 2012-10-26 00:37 from 39x{ - click to readindeed,i think will be the best smartphone of 2012.period

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  • 2012-10-26 07:31
  • p3xn

if i must pick a phone, i'll pick a phone that suit ny needs.
so, i'll definitely pick Galaxy S3, since it has all the features that i need.
- good specs
- native video call via 3G network
- blue tooth file transfer
- expandable storage
- standard ports (micro USB & 3.5 jack).
- freedom of choices
- etc.

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  • 2012-10-26 07:16
  • tA$j

this is one of the best and totally non biased review. good job GSM arena.

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  • 2012-10-26 07:13
  • U@Zb

S3 obviously beat iP5 on the HDR shooting mode with fine detail (as compared to the watercolour look of iP5 HDR shoots....) The Panorama is also better in S3...iP5 panorama shoot have wrong exposure & look too dark in shadow area.
So, what is actually iP5 good at??? Marketing bullsh*t????

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  • 2012-10-26 06:43
  • IVGf

iphone's the one!

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  • 2012-10-26 06:38
  • qiGI

Awesome work by gsmarena!! Great review.

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  • 2012-10-26 06:30
  • Hkqq

For me, i am into the iOS ecosysytem and i always loved apple products, and i even own a S3, screen size matters but sometime its really hard to carry that monstrous thing, while the iPhone 5 fits so easily, so for me iPhone is a better choice.

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  • 2012-10-26 06:13
  • s86P

great work GSMArena... I love reading your reviews. I personally love the s3 (using it atm) but I'm glad there's unbiased comparisons like yours around.

One thing though, I think it would be better if instead of having winners at the end of each section, you could just let readers draw their own opinions from your facts. imo.

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  • 2012-10-26 06:09
  • 4A}B

Nice comparison GSMArena the winner is Samsung Galaxy S3 simple is that well done.

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  • 2012-10-26 05:22
  • w9Ls

Gsmarena never states a winner :(

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  • 2012-10-26 05:13
  • jn@u

S3 build material is plastic but it survives much more longer than iPhone 5 in the blender. :]

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  • 2012-10-26 04:38
  • Ui$0

I don't think you can award any extra points for iMessage, considering the SGS3 comes with not only ChatOn, but Google Talk, a cross platform messaging service that works through your gmail address. It's got a wider platform base, working on all Android devices, plus any computer that can access gmail (probably iOS too, but I've never looked).

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  • 2012-10-26 04:26
  • Px39

the best review i ever seen

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  • 2012-10-26 03:24
  • 8$1E

Nice work gsmarena!! Nice review and comments!!

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  • 2012-10-26 03:17
  • Qxpq

> In reply to [deleted post]Always loved this phone, before i changed to Nokia 6120c, which has newer symbian and different shell.

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  • 2012-10-26 03:08
  • fmmB

Why not iphone5 vs note2? That's a more fair comparison since they are released at the same time?

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  • 2012-10-26 03:07
  • Kg$q

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