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Apple against the world: iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S III vs Nokia Lumia 920

Apple just announced its latest flagship smartphone and everyone is already wondering how it will fare against its high-profile competitors. The best-selling Galaxy S III is the leader of the droid gang, while the newly introduced Nokia Lumia 920 is seemingly the best that the WP8 camp will be able to offer.

Apple certainly managed to squeeze quite a lot of cool hardware under the hood of the super slim iPhone 5, but its competitors haven’t stood idle either. So is the iPhone 5 good enough to face those two behemoths in a fierce specs battle and come out victorious? Join us to find out.

 
Apple iPhone 5
SAMSUNG GALAXY S III
Nokia Lumia 920
OS
Apple iOS 6
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
(upgradable to
4.1 Jelly Bean)
Windows Phone 8
Display
4-inch
LED-backlit IPS TFT
4.8-inch
HD Super AMOLED
w/ Corning Gorilla Glass 2

4.5-inch
PureMotion HD+
w/ Corning Gorilla Glass
Pixel density
~326 ppi pixel density
~306 ppi pixel density

~332 ppi pixel density
Resolution
1136 x 640
HD (1280 x 720)
HD (1280 x 768)
Height
Width
Thickness

123.8 mm
58.5 mm
7.6 mm
136.6mm
70.6mm
8.6mm
130.3 mm
70.8 mm
10.7 mm
Weight
112 grams
133 grams
185 grams
Processor
Apple A6
1.4GHz quad-core
Cortex A9 processor
Exynos 4212 Quad
1.5GHz dual-core
Krait processor
Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU
PowerVR SGX 543MP3
Mali-400MP
Adreno 225
RAM
TBA
1GB
1GB
Storage
16GB / 32GB / 64GB
16GB / 32GB / 64GB
32GB
microSD card slot
No
Yes, up to 64GB
No
Primary camera
8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels,

autofocus
8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels,
autofocus
8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels,
autofocus
Primary camera extras
Touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR, Simultaneous HD video and image recording
Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization
Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging
Front camera
720p

1.9MP
720p@30fps
1.3MP
720p@30fps
Battery
-
Li-Ion 2100  mAh
Li-Ion 2000  mAh
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi+Cellular mode, Wi-Fi hotspot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 – for Verizon
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – for Verizon
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 – for AT&T
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 – for Verizon
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 900 / 2100
USB
Yes, proprietary 9-pin connector
Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
Bluetooth
Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR
NFC
No
Yes
Yes
Sensors
Gyroscope, G-Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Barometer
Gyroscope, G-Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Barometer
Availability
September 21
Currently available
Expected release 2012, Q4

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