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Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700 phones. Which is the best phone?

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10 Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs 07 Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB
SpecificationsCompareModels
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1219
mAh

(Non removable)

Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
SpecificationsCompareModels
3.2"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


10 Advantages Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB

iPhone 3GS 8GBvsGalaxy Spica GT-i5700
 40 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GBvs512MB (200MB user available)
 7%7%
+Thinner
12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)vs13.2 millimeters (0.52 inches)
 245 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs65 thousand
 9%9%
+Larger screen
3.5"vs3.2"
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
VGA (640x480 pixels)vsCIF (352x288 pixels)
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbps
Advantage+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouchvsMonotouch
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableProprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla GlassvsNot supported

07 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700

Galaxy Spica GT-i5700vsiPhone 3GS 8GB
 33%33%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
800Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCvsNot supported
 9%9%
+Lighter
124 grams (4.34 ounces)vs135 grams (4.73 ounces)
 9%9%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
180 PPIvs165 PPI
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoomvsNot supported
 23%23%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1500 mAhvs1219 mAh
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)

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Model and physical featuresApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
BrandAppleSamsung
ModeliPhone 3GS 8GBGalaxy Spica GT-i5700
Also known asApple iPhone 3GSSamsung Galaxy Spica i5700, Samsung GT-i5700
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateJune, 2009November, 2009
Depth12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)13.2 millimeters (0.52 inches)
Size (width x height)62.1 x 115.5 millimeters (2.44 x 4.55 in)57 x 115 millimeters (2.24 x 4.53 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)124 grams (4.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Apple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Operating systemiOS 3.0Android 1.5 Cupcake
Firmware updateiOS 5.0Android 2.1 Eclair
HardwareApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Samsung S5PC10032bit - Samsung S3C6410
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8800Mhz Single-Core ARM1176JZF-S
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX535feature not registered
RAM memory256MB SDRAM256MB SDRAM
Internal storage8GB512MB (200MB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size3.5" inches3.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~50.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~46.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Monotouch 1-point
Display resolution320x480 pixels320x480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI180 PPI
Colors16 million65 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2 Mbps3.6 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
MessagingSMS, MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Main camera3.1 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480 pixels) 30 fpsCIF (352x288 pixels) 15 fps
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRNot supportedfeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary cameraApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Front cameraNot supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, MOVMP4, DivX, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Active noise cancellationNot supportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized with tutorialPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerNot supportedYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Accelerometer
Compass
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- iCloud cloud service
- Twitter integration
- Google Maps
- Audio/video player and editor
- Image editor
- Colors: Black, White
- DNSe 2.0 (Digital Natural Sound Engine)
Power supply and autonomyApple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1219 mAh1500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)616-0435feature not registered
Talk time700 minutes | 11.7 hours | 0.5 day370 minutes | 6.2 hours | 0.3 day
Standby18000 minutes | 300 hours | 12.5 days20400 minutes | 340 hours | 14.2 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Apple iPhone 3GS 8GBSamsung Galaxy Spica GT-i5700
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.26 W/Kg (head) | 0.79 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.45 W/Kg (head) | 0.4 W/Kg (body)feature not registered

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