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28 October, 2012
iPhone 5 vs Samsung SIII. Price, Comparison and Specs in the Philippines

Specification Comparison iPhone 5 and Samsung SIII in the Philippines
iPhone 5 Samsung SIII
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - GSM A1428 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  CDMA 800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429  
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - GSM A1428 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA A1429  
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 - GSM A1428 or LTE 850 / 1800 / 2100 - GSM A1429 LTE (regional)
  LTE 700 / 850 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - CDMA A1429  
SIM Nano-SIM Micro-SIM
Announced 2012, September 2012, May
Status Available. Released 2012, September Available. Released 2012, May
Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in) 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
    - Touch-sensitive controls
Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 640 x 1136 pixels, 4.0 inches (~326 ppi pixel density) 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.8 inches (~306 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating Corning Gorilla Glass 2
    - TouchWiz UI
Alert types Vibration, proprietary ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Card slot No microSD, up to 64 GB, buy memory
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
EDGE Yes Class 12
Speed DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
NFC No Yes
Infrared port No No
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
     
Primary 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps
OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Apple A6 Exynos 4412 Quad
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics) Mali-400MP
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey
  - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Siri natural language commands and dictation - Smart Stay eye tracking
- iCloud cloud service - Dropbox (50 GB storage)
- Twitter and Facebook integration - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- TV-out - TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
- Maps - SNS integration
- iBooks PDF reader - MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- Audio/video player/editor - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
- Organizer - Organizer
- Document viewer - Image/video editor
- Image viewer/editor - Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Voice memo/dial/command - Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
- Predictive text input YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa integration
  - Voice memo/dial/commands
  - Predictive text input (Swype)
  Standard battery, Li-Po 1440 mAh (5.45 Wh) Standard battery, Li-Ion 2100 mAh
Stand-by Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G) Up to 590 h (2G) / Up to 790 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G) Up to 21 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 11 h 40 min (3G)
Music play Up to 40 h  
SAR US 1.18 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)     0.55 W/kg (head)     1.49 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.95 W/kg (head)     0.90 W/kg (body)     0.21 W/kg (head)    
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Display Contrast ratio: 1320:1 (nominal) / 3.997:1 (sunlight) Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal) / 3.419:1 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB, noise 66dB, ring 67dB Voice 75dB, noise 66dB, ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -91.3dB / Crosstalk -76.5dB Noise -90.3dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB
Battery life 51h endurance rating 50h endurance rating


PRICE

iPhone 5 16 GB= Php 38,000
iPhone 5 32 GB= Php 43,000
iPhone 5 64 GB= Php 49,000

Samsung S3 16GB= Php 24,000
Samsung S3 32GB= Php 28,000
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