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Apple iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

4.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

1136 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 233 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body:

60.82 %
74.27 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A6
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor:

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Apple Swift, 32 nm
Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU:

PowerVR SGX543MP3
Adreno 305

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
1.5GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x)
Android (4.4.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity:

1440 mAh
3200 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 33 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling

Front:

1.2 MP
1.9 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches (167.6 x 88 x 8 mm)

Weight:

3.95 oz (112.0 g)
7.02 oz (199.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 13(700 c)
Bands 18(800 Lower), 5(850), 8(900), 3(1800), 1(2100), 7(2600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

TV-out
DLNA, MHL

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

Lightning
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 12, 2012
Apr 19, 2013

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2599A
A3LGTI9200

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg
0.10 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2012
Apr 11, 2013
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