iPhone 5 beats the Galaxy S III in terms of web browsing usage

iPhone 5 beats the Galaxy S III in terms of web browsing usage
It's been only three weeks on the market, but the iPhone 5 has already surpassed the Galaxy S III in terms of generated web traffic. To put things in to perspective, the GS III has been on the market for about 3 months now.

According to a report by Chitika, the iPhone 5 now accounts for no less than 56% of all web traffic generated by the iPhone 5 and GS III. The Galaxy S III currently has 44% of the pie, but its share is expected to decrease from now on.

Still, this research reminds us of how well Android phones are doing nowadays. About a couple of years ago, no one would think that a certain handset model might be close to the iPhone 5 when such a metric is concerned, but here we are today, with the Galaxy S III proving to be a worthy opponent.

Chitika says that the enormous amount of web traffic going through the iPhone 5 is due to its record-breaking sales numbers and LTE connectivity.

via: AllThingsD

Related phones

iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S III
  • Display 4.8" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2100 mAh(11.60h 3G talk time)



1. rocko0011

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 08, 2011


6. Aeires unregistered

Exactly. Still don't see much importance to this statistic. If you're a website owner, all that matters is total traffic, now what phone/device got them there.

75. shandesilva

Posts: 105; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

so mr. Ray s**t thinks its a big enough deal to write a story about. that happens when u hv no good imagination and whatever brain matter available is filled with icrap. one can name 1000 areas the sgs3 is better than ur fav is**t5, no word about any!!! and you have to write this. seriously do you guys want to bankrupt PA?

82. verty

Posts: 132; Member since: May 07, 2012

I totally agree!!!! Ray s sure does not have anything worthwhile to report. Always looking for s..t to say about iphone being better than the superb fantastic ENVIABLE likeable and super S3

88. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

LOL, before I read the article, I thought it was written by Ray S, and guess what? I was right

80. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Completely agree. At absolute most, all the latest 'statistic' says is that iP5 users browse the web more than GS III users. Still waiting for the iP5 to sell the magic 20 million number in 100 days. BTW, 'sell' means to ship. Orders placed don't count. Also, the iP5 has a ways to go to top the GS III in overall sales.

13. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

yeah, only proves the iPhone's popularity. thank you Phonearena, we didn't know that!


Posts: 1457; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Why am I not surprised to see that Ray S. is making this claim. The statement is true, but over all the GS3 best the iPhone in over all functionality.

50. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

This bit of news is floating around ALL over every gadget website. So it's not just Ray S.


Posts: 1457; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

That may be true, but it is still the type of post that Ray definitely would jump on! it is what it is, no disrespect intended either!

59. The_Innovation

Posts: 648; Member since: Jul 18, 2012

Dam, this is exactly what I was gonna write! lol

87. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

yeah apple musst track the people who are using the iphone thats all about :P

2. hateftotti

Posts: 224; Member since: May 03, 2011

When you can not use maps,camera and ... You should just use internet so it is normal:))

15. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

(THEY) rely on internet, (WHO) dont have applications to save Maps, Music, Pictures and Videos OFFLINE..

61. nwright94 unregistered

I can use my camera just fine. I don't get the purple haze. Maps do suck, that is true.

3. Lawliet

Posts: 160; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

So ?

4. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

lol IphoneArena is reaching

5. nofear

Posts: 151; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Hell, it is no way. This iCrap5 can not even compare with my MOTO Bionic. My Bionic's map worked flawless and fast.

8. 305Bucko

Posts: 506; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

When its plugged in to a charger maybe

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011


21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He wasn't talking about maps, he was talking about web usage. Who said anything about maps.

51. Synack

Posts: 688; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Sorry dude but the Bionic is junk.

7. Danre

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

Galaxy S III Browser is is much faster than iPhone 5. Means SIII is better for web browsing than iPhone 5.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No Bro u need to watch the reviews and comparisons. Actually the iPhone 5 currently has the fastest browser in real world usage, and benchmarks. Jellybean might change that, but rite now the ip5 is the faster device.

41. phitch

Posts: 214; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

Jellybean did change that, not might. Get your head out of your ass and go look at Jellybean benchmarks, bro!

44. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Damn dude did u have to come at me like that? I wasn't insulting anyone or bashing android, just making a valid point. And by saying jellybean mite change that it should b obvious the my heads where it should b. on my neck between my shoulders. Don't b so touchy (their just phones dude calm down(.


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

True that wasn't needed. Your on the right!

54. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

@Troll: I mean wowww man. Totally uncalled for bro.

68. Danre

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

What benchmark?????????? Sony phone have less 12000 browsermark and iphone 5 has approx lower than 19000 browsermark . But still Sony browsing is much faster than iphone 5. This news is from phonearena.

9. dangerouscurves

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Yeah coz people are curious what other failures iPhone5 has.

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