Tech giant Apple recently launched the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, that will battle head on with other smartphones in the market like the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Apple revealed the full-fledged iPhone 5S and the low cost iPhone 5C that will soon enter the market. However, the recent press events disappoint many critics, tech reviewers and consumers as Apple revealed no revolutionary and game-changing features in the event.
Moreover, the price revealed that Apple smartphones bear almost the same price as previous iPhones. The 16GB iPhone 5S will cost $649 and the 64GB version costs $849. The cheaper iPhone 5C seems not cheaper at all as it costs $549 and $649 for the 16GB and 32GB variants, respectively.
This makes the consumers think twice whether they should buy the new Apple handsets of just look for other alternatives like Samsung Galaxy S3. IBTimes AU lists down five reasons why you should just choose Samsung Galaxy S3 than the new Apple smartphones
The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C boast 4-inch screen display while the Samsung Galaxy S3 boasts 4.8 Super AMOLED screen. Some consumers opt for bigger screens for watching videos.
iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C pack 64-bit A7 processor and A6X chip processor, respectively. Samsung Galaxy S3 is powered by quad core A9 Cortex processor clocked at 1.4GHz.
The new iPhones will run with the newest and latest iOS 7 which includes new features. The Galaxy S3, on the other hand, was released with the 4.0 Android OS Ice Cream Sandwich but updates on the latest 4.3 Jelly Bean OS is said to be rolling out soon.
iPhone 5S is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants. The iPhone 5C comes in 16GB and 32GB storage options. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S3 provides 16GB, 32GB and 64GB internal storage with expandable storage up to 64GB via microSD slot.
The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are offered at a hefty price tag as mentioned above. Samsung Galaxy S3, on the other hand, is offered at a much cheaper price. You can buy the device on your carriers at $99 with two-year contract. The unlocked version costs $400 to $600 in various retailers and resellers.
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