The sixth generation iPhone, dubbed as iPhone 5, is finally official through Apple’s media event today. After tons of rumors that surfaced the web, the iPhone 5 is now for real and its sizzling hot. The most awaited smartphone of iOS fanatics sure did please a lot of people but is it good enough to take on the current best smartphone in the world – the Samsung Galaxy S3?

As everyone has expected, the new iPhone bagged in cool new features that impressed everybody. We’ll make a more detailed post on the new features and improvements on Apple’s latest iPhone in the next few days. For now, lets see the comparison of the specs of iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3.


Apple iPhone 5 VS Samsung Galaxy S3

Processor A6 Chip 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4
RAM Not available yet 2GB
Display Type Retina Super AMOLED
Display Specs 1136×640 326 ppi 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display 4.8-inch, 720p HD (1280×720), 306ppi
Storage 16GB, 32GB or 64GB internal 16GB / 32 GB internal + microSD card slot
Operating System iOS 6 Android 4.0 with TouchWiz 4
Networks GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100
Rear Camera 8MP iSight camera; Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio 8-megapixel, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps
Battery Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion batteryTalk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G
Standby time: Up to 225 hours
Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 8 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-FiVideo playback: Up to 10 hours
Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
2100 mAh
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Connectivity Proprietary “Lightning” USB terminal MicroUSB
Sensors Three-axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Assisted GPS GLONASS,
Digital compass
Accelerometer, gyro, RGB sensor, proximity, compass, barometer
Height 4.87 inches (123.8 mm) 5.37 inches (136.6mm)
Width 2.31 inches (58.6 mm) 2.77 inches (70.6mm)
Depth 0.30 inch (7.6 mm) 0.33 inch (8.6mm)
Weight 3.95 ounces (112 grams) 4.7 ounces (134 grams)
Colors Black, White Pebble blue, Marble white
Supported Audio Formats AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV AAC, MP4, 3GP, WMF(ASF), MKV, FLV, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, iMelody, MIDI-0, MIDI-1, MP3, AVI, WAV, XMF, FLAC, OGG
Supported Video Formats H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player

[ Source: TechnoBuffalo ]

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  1. Latest price iPhone 5 (100% New and Original) in the Philippine market is now down to

    Php 31,000 – 16 GB

    Php 34,000 – 32 GB

    Php 38,000 – 64 GB


    Mobile: (+63) 927.9500.502

    But it was just only Special Offer with limited stocks.