Samsung Galaxy S III Compare Apple Iphone 4S

Side by side comparison of the new Samsung Galaxy S III versus the Apple Iphone 4S

And the winner is…

Samsung Galaxy S III Apple Iphone 4S
General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE (regional)
Announced 2012, May 2011, October
Status Available. Released 2012, May Available. Released 2011, October
Body Dimensions 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
Weight 133 g 140 g
– Touch-sensitive controls
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density) 640 x 960 pixels, 3.5 inches (~330 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2 Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating
– TouchWiz UI v4.0
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration, propriety ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 64 GB No
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Data GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 – 48 kbps Yes
EDGE Class 12 Yes
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
NFC Yes
Infrared port No No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization Touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging
Secondary Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps Yes, VGA, 480p@30fps, videocalling over Wi-Fi only
Features OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 5, upgradable to iOS 5.1
Chipset Exynos 4212 Quad Apple A5
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX543MP2
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, RGB sensor, proximity, compass, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari)
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator No
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Black, White
– MicroSIM card support only – MicroSIM card support only
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation – Scratch-resistant glass back panel
– Smart Stay eye tracking – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dropbox (50 GB storage) – Siri natural language commands and dictation
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – iCloud cloud service
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link) – Twitter integration
– SNS integration – TV-out
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player – Google Maps
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player – Audio/video player and editor
– Organizer – Image editor
– Image/video editor – Voice command/dial
– Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 2100 mAh Standard battery, Li-Po 1432 mAh
Stand-by Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G) Up to 200 h (2G) / Up to 200 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G) Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h
Misc SAR US 0.55 W/kg (head)     1.49 W/kg (body) 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.98 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.21 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)
Tests Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 3.419:1 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: 1261:1 (nominal) / 2.269:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 75dB, noise 66dB, ring 75dB Voice 65dB, noise 64dB, ring 74dB
Audio quality Noise -90.3dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB Noise -91.2dB / Crosstalk -93.0dB
Battery life 43h endurance rating 45h endurance rating
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