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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 Samsung Galaxy S III's 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display has 1280-by-720-pixel resolution. It's one of the biggest and brightest smartphone screens you can buy. The next-gen iPhone will reportedly have a 4-inch display--a respectable bump up from previous generation 3.5-inch screen, but noticeably smaller than the Galaxy S III's behemoth beauty. The new iPhone display may also have a 16:9 aspect ratio, several reports claim, as well as a screen resolution of 1136-by-640 pixels, up from its predecessor's 960-by-640.

The new iPhone display may be unique in other ways too. According to a recent report in The Wall Street Journal, the next-gen model will have a thinner screen with in-cell technology that integrates touch sensors into the LCD. By removing the separate touchscreen layer, the display is half-a-millimeter thinner and offers better image quality, the report said.

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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 G«ˇrumorsG«÷. 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
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Why not the same look? Show the NYT on the 4.8" screen.
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7/27/2012 | 5:10:39 PM
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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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