iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III Comparison

With the onset of two new smartphones specifically iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III and individuals having a hard time deciding which one to purchase, I have summarized the advantages and disadvantages between the two smartphones including Professional and User feedback. Details regarding both the smartphones are provided below:

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S III

iPhone 5 Advantages

Professional Feedback

  • Thinner - 7.6mm
  • Less wider - 58mm
  • Back of iPhone is made of Metal (aluminium)
  • Metal back improves durability
  • Better ppi (326 pixels per inch for better text and photo)
  • Nice to hold
  • Siri - winner in usability and reliability; not perfect but better solution to voice control
  • Camera
    • Quality
    • Faster shots
    • Panoramic & regular photos
  • Earpods
    • Comfortable
    • Fit securely
    • Sounds pretty good
    • Noise Isolation compared to older iPhone
    • Leak much less sound to the outside world
  • Display
    • Less reflective in bright sunlight
    • Greater maximum brightness

    Users Feedback

  • All cool kids have it
  • Sync from earlier version of iPhone and other Apple devices is very smooth
  • Facetime
  • More Clicks
  • One Button for everything
  • Fantastic Apple support
  • Easy to Use
  • Very intuitive
  • Photo Scream is awesome
  • Simple
  • Galaxy S III Advantages

    Professional Feedback

  • Multiple buttons control multiple features
  • Customize with new launchers, widgets and themes
  • Camera
    • 8 megapixel
    • More shooting modes
    • More software control of the camera
  • Battery
    • Longer lasting - 2100mAh
    • Replaceable
    • More options available
  • Display
    • Better display - 1280x720
    • Vivid
    • Bright








    Users Feedback

  • Easy transition from any smartphone
  • Syncs very well with Google
  • Larger Screen Display
  • Flexible
  • Very intuitive
  • Slick
  • Customization/Personalization
  • Use SKYPE instead of FACETIME
  • Ability to get FLASH
  • iPhone 5 Disadvantages

    Professional Feedback

  • Less customization compared to Android
  • One button to control multiple features
  • New Lightining chargers difficult to find at friends place at first
  • black version - scratch-prone since rear is aluminium will reveal bright silver underneath
  • maps apps does not work well
  • Battery
    • Non-Removeable
    • Less longer lasting - 1440mAh
    • Life - plays 40 hours of audio or 8 hours of talk time w 3G enabled

    Users Feedback

  • No Flash
  • Can't talk & surf at the same time with Verizon and Sprint
  • Galaxy S III Disadvantages

    Professional Feedback

  • Slightly heavier
  • Slightly thicker - 8.6mm
  • Slightly wider - 71mm
  • May find too big










  • Users Feedback

  • No Chipotle App
  • Feels like holding a "basketball"
  • Initial Steep Learning Curve
  • Software and Hardware from two different manufacturers
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