Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) vs Apple iPhone 3G: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone and the Apple iPhone 3G mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Samsung Exynos 7870 processor, which has 8 cores, 8 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 1,6 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 1,9 GHz. The second is working with the ARM 11 processor, with 1 cores, 1 threads, its initial frequency is 0,4 GHz, its maximum frequency is 0,4 GHz.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) Apple iPhone 3G
Model version(s) Samsung SM-J530FM A1324
Release date Q2 2017 Q3 2018
Dimensions 5.76 x 2.81 x 0.31 in 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in
Weight 5.64 oz 4.69 oz
Body Front glass,
aluminum body
Aluminum body
Screen size, colours 5.2 inches, 16M colors 3.5 inches, 16M colors
Screen type Super AMOLED TFT
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels 320 x 480 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 3:2
Density 282 ppi 165 ppi
Operating system Android 7.0 iOS
Processor Samsung Exynos 7870 ARM 11
Lithography 14 nm LPP 45 nm
Cores 8 1
Threads 8 1
High-performance cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.9GHz 1x ARM 11 @412 MHz
Energy-efficient cores 4x Cortex-A53 @1.6GHz
GPU Mali-T830 MP1 PowerVR MBX
Memory 2 / 3 GB RAM 0.128 GB RAM
Storage 16 / 32 GB 8 / 16 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 13 MP, f/1.7, 27mm 2 MP
Video 1080p30 No
Front camera 13 MP, f/1.9 No
Front video 1080p30 No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP 2.0, A2DP
USB 2.0 2.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh 1,400 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 10 hours ~ 8 hours and 30 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 0.52 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 1.29 W/kg
AnTuTu 48,700
Geekbench 4 single core 514 135
Geekbench 4 multi-core 1,341 135
Rating 4.2 / 5 3.6 / 5
Number of reviews 3,841 177
Price $155 $45
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) is higher. The Apple iPhone 3G was released after.

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Performance comparison between the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) phone and the Apple iPhone 3G. For this purpose, we are looking at the respective scores on AnTuTu and Geekbench 4.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Android 64-bit & iOS 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)  514
Apple iPhone 3G  135

This graph shows us the difference in power between these two phones. For each value, it is an average based on 250 data generated in the benchmark platform.

On the single-core side, there is thus a difference of 281%. In multi-core, the gap is 893%.


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.