Difference between the Apple iPhone 5 smartphone and the Apple iPhone 3GS mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Apple A6 processor, which has 2 cores, 2 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 1,3 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 1,3 GHz. The second is working with the Cortex-A8 processor, with 1 cores, 1 threads, its initial frequency is 0,6 GHz, its maximum frequency is 0,6 GHz.
|Smartphone||Apple iPhone 5||Apple iPhone 3GS|
|Model version(s)||A1428, A1429, A1442||A1325|
|Release date||Q3 2012||Q2 2009|
|Dimensions||4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in||4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in|
|Weight||3.95 oz||4.76 oz|
|Screen size, colours||4 inches, 16M colors||3.5 inches, 16M colors|
|Screen type||IPS LCD||TFT|
|Resolution||640 x 1136 pixels||320 x 480 pixels|
|Density||326 ppi||165 ppi|
|Operating system||iOS 6||iOS 3|
|Lithography||32 nm||65 nm|
|High-performance cores||2x Swift @1.3 GHz||1x Cortex-A8 @600 MHz|
|GPU||PowerVR SGX 543MP3||PowerVR SGX535|
|Memory||1 GB RAM||0.256 GB RAM|
|Storage||16 / 64 GB||8 / 32 GB|
|Camera||8 MP, f/2.4, 33mm||3.15 MP, AF, f/2.8|
|Front camera||1.2 MP, f/2.4, 35mm||No|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g|
|Bluetooth||4.0, A2DP, LE||2.1, A2DP|
|Battery capacity||1,440 mAh||1,220 mAh|
|Battery type||Non-removable Li-Po||Non-removable Li-Ion|
|Versatile use autonomy||~ 8 hours||~ 8 hours|
|Head SAR value (US)||1.18 W/kg||0.26 W/kg|
|Body SAR value (US)||1.18 W/kg||0.79 W/kg|
|Geekbench 4 single core||768||150|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||1,253||150|
|Rating||2.9 / 5||3.4 / 5|
|Number of reviews||1,785||365|
|Amazon||Apple iPhone 5||Apple iPhone 3GS|
|Ebay||Apple iPhone 5||Apple iPhone 3GS|
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Performance comparison between the Apple iPhone 5 phone and the Apple iPhone 3GS. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.
|Processor||Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – iOS 64-bit|
|Apple iPhone 5|| 768
|Apple iPhone 3GS|| 150
On the single-core side, there is thus a difference of 412%. In multi-core, the gap is 735%.
Unfortunately, we can not yet display the comparison chart for the results on AnTuTu, because we lack data for at least one of these processors. Please, come back in a few days.