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Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know

How will Apple's new iPhone stack up to Samsung's premier smartphone? Here's a look at some key considerations.
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The iPhone 4S has an excellent 8-megapixel rear camera; the Galaxy S III's 8-MP backside snapper is no slouch either. So how can Apple raise the bar? One option is to bump up the rear camera's pixel count, although not to ludicrous extremes like the 41-megapixel camera in the Nokia 808 PureView.

It's more likely that the iPhone's front-facing camera, not the rear model, will see the most change. The iPhone 4S's front cam has VGA (640-by-480 or 0.3MP) resolution, which is fine for Facetime video chats. But it's a low-res laggard when compared with the Galaxy S III's 1.9-MP front unit. The new iPhone's front cam will also be centered above the earpiece speaker --that is, if a leaked photo (above) published by Apple.pro turns out to be accurate.

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Ambergris
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8/17/2012 | 2:07:49 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
Samsung needs to make a smaller unit. The Galaxy is too big to fit into a shirt pocket. With cars bigger is better, with cell phones smaller is better.
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7/27/2012 | 7:48:47 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
I literally just ordered the Samsung Galaxy S III for myself, should be in the mail when I get home today! This comparison is based upon a phone that does not exist to the public yet, so what is discussed, like the author stated is GrumorsG. The majority of this article in my opinion is favoring or at least discussing more about the iPhone than the Galaxy. I ordered the Galaxy simply because it is a more affordable phone and its features are very comparable with that of the iPhone that DOES exist. I made my selection based upon the reviews posted by InformationWeek. Thank you IW!!

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apummer945
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7/27/2012 | 6:34:13 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
siri siri, but nothing about S Voice , how do we compare
Leo Regulus
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7/27/2012 | 5:37:51 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
The format of this article discriminates against ADD / Dyslectic and persons with short attention spans.
Bob Gill
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7/27/2012 | 5:10:54 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
Why not the same look? Show the NYT on the 4.8" screen.
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7/27/2012 | 5:10:39 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S III: What We Know
I don't understand why IW does articles like this. First, there are no facts to print about the iPhone5. Second, all this article does is say how great the iPhone might be vs how the Samsung is. C'mon IW, you can do better than this.
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