It is also better calibrated, brighter, and bigger.
While superficially similar slate-style handsets, the Galaxy S3 and the iPhone bear a number of striking differences. While the most obvious difference is the operating system used, there are several other differences in hardware and software to consider.
Operating System The largest difference between the iPhone and the Galaxy S3 is the operating systems the devices employ. The iPhone 5 comes with iOS 6.
Each can be upgraded as new updates become available. Dimensions The Galaxy S3 and the iPhone are both slightly different in size and weight as well. The Galaxy is 5. The Galaxy also weighs 4.
The iPhone is slightly smaller, measuring 4.
The iPhone also weighs 3. The iPhone has a 4-inch multitouch display, with a resolution of 1, pixels wide by pixels long. The Galaxy S3 has a slightly larger 4.
The iPhone also has an 8 megapixel main camera and a 1. While the Galaxy also has an 8 megapixel main camera, its front-facing camera has slightly better resolution at 1. Memory The iPhone and Galaxy feature slightly different memory availability. Additional Software Another primary difference is the inclusion of additional software not originally part of the operating system.
The iPhone bears none of this "bloatware," as its operating system is designed by its manufacturer. Like many other smartphone manufacturers, Samsung develops its own additional software for use on the phone.the iPhone 4S is a beautifully designed bit of glass and aluminum kit that sits nicely in the hand.
The Galaxy S3 meanwhile is quite a bit bigger in size – where else are you going to stick a in display? The iPhone bears none of this "bloatware," as its operating system is designed by its manufacturer.
The Galaxy S3 is built by Samsung, but the Android operating system is designed by Google. *From 11/3/18 until 11/17/18, or while supplies last, whichever is sooner, buy a Note9, Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ and receive a free “Starter bundle” which includes: One rugged style cover; one Dex Cable; one Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand (Blue); one pair of Level On headphones.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers an iPhone fan advice on switching to either the Samsung Galaxy S3 or the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. She also explains why the Virgin. When it came to web browsing, the Galaxy S3 beat the iPhone 5 minutes to minutes.
In other battery tests, the Galaxy S3 outperformed the iPhone 5 by a large magnitude, as well. Both the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy S3 have email programs so you can get your messages.
Both have a myriad ways to listen to music, watch videos, and do everything else you'd expect a modern mobile computing platform to do.
iOS 6 on the iPhone 5, however, .