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

25 October 2012
When 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 donít mix. But every now and then...

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  • d boy

I love iphone

  • sunkanmi

i preferred i phone 5 than Samsung s3

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 29 Oct 2016Excuse you but this review has d-rode apple because Samsung pack... moreWhich rom you using and how is it?

  • Anonymous

Excuse you but this review has d-rode apple because Samsung packed other really good features that still keep up with phones today.
Sent on my I9300 Android N 7.0

  • TLE

Please mention, that the S3 is able to dispaly various EXiF-information.
Histograms could only be displayed by S5 and Note 3, but other basical exif info can be displayed until Note 4.

  • Craze

Anonymous, 06 Aug 2015So, how's that Galag-xy S3 doing? Oh wait, it's probably in a la... moreHow is it going now? Android got version 6.0 Marshmallow while the iPhone? How?

  • Jp

Jp, 07 Jan 2016Sami same here i alao had a dream and it came true and the apps ... moreI phone 5 is the best because my dad updated ios 9 for me

  • Jp

Sami, 18 Nov 2015I am use a iphone5.My dad give me last week.I am very excited fo... moreSami same here i alao had a dream and it came true and the apps are hard to understand

  • Sami

I am use a iphone5.My dad give me last week.I am very excited for this.I have a drem to buy a i phone .It is fulfil in last week.But function is too hard.

  • avi

I phone 5 is good . But samsung is a smart phone and it is use ezay. I phone not share to other brand mobile . This is I phone to I phone only share. So I like 52% samsung and 48% for I phone 5. But both mobile are very good. Why I am use.....

  • dendi

Anonymous, 06 Aug 2015So, how's that Galag-xy S3 doing? Oh wait, it's probably in a la... moreI have iphone 5s and s3. But i rather like s3 more than 5s. Because it is sooo much easy to used.

  • dendi

Ios vs android.. Ios is too hard to use espicelly when to transfer something. Need to used itunes..it is suck. Compare to android you just plug in usb wire and just drop or copy and paste file in the folder. Simple as that. No need that itunes bullshit. Setting an ringtones is easy with android. With ios you need to change it to format aac and need to limit ringtone duration. Wthhh..you must do it on the pc. Cannot do it in the phone it self.Bluetooth can pair only with iphone. Iphone 5s focus is slow if compare with s3.i just want to say android is better than ios. If you complain android is lag, i bet you buy shit or cheap phone. Try using flagship phone for example samsung s6 or note 5. Feel the different. I am iphone 5s and s3 user. Next i will buy s6 edge or note 5...peace...

  • Anonymous

So, how's that Galag-xy S3 doing? Oh wait, it's probably in a landfill already since it can't run anything higher than Lagdroid JB. Lol

Meanwhile, iPhone 5 will be getting iOS 9 and future versions of iOS

  • AnonD-368175

S3 is the best

  • Austin

Just to say, iOS does not work well with me, and I don't find anything very productive on the iPhone 5, you have to pay $99 to Apple to use the apps you created on your own phone, THAT is some bullshit. I'm not a iPhone hater, but I find the Samsung Galaxy S3, better for me, because it runs the open-source OS of Android, which is easier to program for, it is also a better base for.testing your apps and debug software. If you want to take pics and videos, and browse the web on the go, the iPhone 5 is for you. It is just an opinion and this is what I think of the Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 5 review, brought to you proudly by the GSMarena Team.

  • AnonD-323695

Apple iPhone 5 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3.Despite having more features the Android has still not been able to catch up to Apple iPhone 5. iPhone 5 is just awesome!

  • Apple fan

S3 is laggy

  • Eva

I like iphone 5. Because , it is not so big. It just a smart phone. It speeds is so ströng. It just owwsm.

  • pho

Sumsung is too big,whn u step out of your car its like took along the sat.nav wf u,I hate that...iphone 5 and 4 r de best fones by far.dey easili fit in your pocket...amazing

  • blah_blah

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better because it has Smart Stay, Air View and stuff like that. iPhone 5 is like iPhone 4, just more powerful. I have Samsung Galaxy S3 and it is awesome.