The Samsung Galaxy S3 has been one of the most anticipated handsets of 2012 and has sparked as much interest and rumors on the run up to its launch as the iPhone 4S did before its launch. The question is, is the Galaxy S3 a better buy than the iPhone 4S? The folks over at IBTimes have provided 14 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than the iPhone 4S, here are a couple we think are worth highlighting:
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs iPhone 4S: why the S3 is a better buy
Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S3 enjoy NFC, near field communication, allowing wireless transaction on the handset. Also wireless is its charging abilities. It is also thinner & lighter: The new Samsung (133.0g) phone is 7g lighter than iPhone 4S (140.0g). The Apple iPhone 4S is also thicker at 9.3mm versus the Galaxy S3 at 8.6mm.
Moving on, you have a bigger screen: Samsung Galaxy S3 has a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED screen compared to 3.5-inch screen of the iPhone 4S. On the rear you find a removable battery: The battery is removable in the Galaxy S3 and can be replaced which is handy in case you have a long day ahead and wish to keep a backup battery in your waller. The iPhone 4S battery is not removable and your only option is one of those expanded battery covers which don’t help the aesthetics of the Apple device.
Hit the source link for all 14 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S3 beats the iPhone 4S. The Samsung Galaxy S3 is expected to be available through 5 US carriers by the end of this month. As for the iPhone 4S, it recently saw a price drop which was attributed to the incoming release of the iPhone 5. Unfortunately it didn’t happen at WWDC 2012 and now looks set for a fall release.