Compare Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 3G: Price, Specs, Review

Difference between the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone and the Apple iPhone 3G mobile, with the technical details, but also the respective performances. The first phone is operating with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, which has 4 cores, 4 threads, an energy-efficient frequency of 2,3 GHz, a high-performance frequency of 2,3 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 S5 Apple iPhone 3G
Model version(s) Samsung SM-G900F A1324
Release date Q2 2014 Q3 2018
Dimensions 5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in 4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in
Weight 5.11 oz 4.69 oz
Body Plastic body Aluminum body
Screen size, colours 5.1 inches, 16M colors 3.5 inches, 16M colors
Screen type Super AMOLED TFT
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 320 x 480 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 3:2
Density 432 ppi 165 ppi
Operating system Android 4.4.2 iOS
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 ARM 11
Lithography 28 nm HPm 45 nm
Cores 4 1
Threads 4 1
High-performance cores 4x Krait 400 @ 2.26 GHz 1x ARM 11 @412 MHz
Energy-efficient cores
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR MBX
Memory 2 GB RAM 0.128 GB RAM
Storage 16 / 32 GB 8 / 16 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Camera 16 MP, f/2.2, 31mm 2 MP
Video 2160p30,
Front camera 2 MP, f/2.4, 22mm No
Front video 1080p30 No
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11b/g
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE 2.0, A2DP
USB 3.0 2.0
Battery capacity 2,800 mAh 1,400 mAh
Battery type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Versatile use autonomy ~ 15 hours ~ 8 hours and 30 minutes
Head SAR value (US) 1.20 W/kg 0.52 W/kg
Body SAR value (US) 1.58 W/kg 1.29 W/kg
DxOMark 70
AnTuTu 45,100
Geekbench 4 single core 888 135
Geekbench 4 multi-core 2,361 135
Rating 3.4 / 5 3.6 / 5
Number of reviews 4,753 177
Price $100 $45
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We can thus compare easily the technical specifications between these two smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone has a bigger number of cores, the maximum frequency of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is higher. The Apple iPhone 3G was released after.

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Performance comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S5 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 S5  888
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 558%. In multi-core, the gap is 1649%.


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.