iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: Digging Deeper Than Specs

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There are many videos online showing comparisons between the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the iPhone 5 and new ones will crop up for some time to come. This will be due to the fact that the S3 has started to get the update to Jelly Bean in some countries and it will affect the current comparisons quite a bit.

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3: comparing more than just specs

Nevertheless, recently a video has been posted comparing the two handsets in regards to HTML5. This is quite different as so far we’ve only seen the basic features of the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 pitted against each other e.g. specs, camera, screen etc (and if you want more of that it is again at the bottom too). Of course HTML5 is said to be the future for mobiles and Apple will be the first to back this up as their MacBooks overheat when consumers are playing Flash content in web browsers. This is one of the main reasons for the lack of Flash along with supposed battery drains as Apple hints.

HTML5 covers lots of different things, with some web browsers having support for only certain parts of it. With this in mind it will be quite some time before it is fully adopted. The first video shows the features that come with HTML5 on the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S3. The video aims to show which of the two platforms is better, when using the device on a day to day basis. It also shows which of the two devices is better prepared for HTML5, you would think it would be Apple, so put the kettle on and make a cuppa as the video lasts 20 minutes.

The second video compares the specifications of the two Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5, and includes a look at the main features of the two devices along with ratings over different areas and design. You’ve probably seen enough of that but it’s just 7 minutes long in case you want a refresher again to see where both devices stand against each other on a whole.

Mike is the man who reviews gadgets that aren’t mainstream or products that can’t exactly be classified as consumer electronics e.g. portable talking toilets. It’s always interesting to read about the crazy products we have here in Asia that just don’t get as much publicity as they warrant.