Samsung Galaxy S3 VS. Samsung Galaxy S5

                         

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Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5

Model Name

Samsung Galaxy S3

GT-I9300, GT-I9300I, SHV-E210S, SHW-M440S

Samsung Galaxy S5

SM-G900F, SM-G900I, SM-G900M, SM-G900T, SM-G900W8, SM-G900H, SM-G900FD, SM-G900P, SM-G900A, SC-04F, SM-G9008W, SM-G900L, SM-G900FQ, SM-G900K, SM-G900S, SCL23

Network

Samsung Galaxy S3

GSM / HSPA

Samsung Galaxy S5

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Dimension

Samsung Galaxy S3

136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm (5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)

Samsung Galaxy S5

142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm (5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)

Weight

Samsung Galaxy S3

133 g (4.69 oz)

Samsung Galaxy S5

145 g (5.11 oz)

Build

Samsung Galaxy S3

Plastic body

Samsung Galaxy S5

Plastic body

SIM

Samsung Galaxy S3

Micro-SIM

Samsung Galaxy S5

Micro-SIM

Display Type

Samsung Galaxy S3

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Samsung Galaxy S5

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

Samsung Galaxy S3

4.8 inches, 63.5 cm2 (~65.9% screen-to-body ratio)

Samsung Galaxy S5

5.1 inches, 71.7 cm2 (~69.6% screen-to-body ratio)

Display Resolution

Samsung Galaxy S3

720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~306 ppi density)

Samsung Galaxy S5

1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)

Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S3

Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), 4.3 (Jelly Bean); TouchWiz UI

Samsung Galaxy S5

Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow); TouchWiz UI

Chipset

Samsung Galaxy S3

Exynos 4412 Quad (32 nm)

Samsung Galaxy S5

Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm)

CPU

Samsung Galaxy S3

Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9

Samsung Galaxy S5

Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400

GPU

Samsung Galaxy S3

Mali-400MP4

Samsung Galaxy S5

Adreno 330

Internal Storage

Samsung Galaxy S3

16/32/64GB, 1GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy S5

16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM

SD Card

Samsung Galaxy S3

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy S5

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera Front

Samsung Galaxy S3

8 MP, f/2.6, 1/3″, AF

Samsung Galaxy S5

Camera Front Specs

Samsung Galaxy S3

LED flash

Samsung Galaxy S5

LED flash, panorama, HDR

Camera Back

Samsung Galaxy S3

1.9 MP, f/2.6

Samsung Galaxy S5

2 MP, f/2.4, 22mm (wide)

Camera Back Specs

Samsung Galaxy S3
Samsung Galaxy S5

Dual video call

WIFI

Samsung Galaxy S3

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot

Samsung Galaxy S5

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth

Samsung Galaxy S3

4.0, A2DP, EDR, aptX

Samsung Galaxy S5

4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX

Radio

Samsung Galaxy S3

Stereo FM radio, RDS

Samsung Galaxy S5

No

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S3

Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Samsung Galaxy S5

Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, gesture, heart rate

Colors

Samsung Galaxy S3

Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur

Samsung Galaxy S5

Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White