Compare Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Apple iPhone 5

Feature Comparison

  • Apple iPhone 5 has 4 inch Screen Size, whereas Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB has 3.5 inch Screen Size
  • Apple iPhone 5's got 50.0% more Internal Storage
  • RAM of Apple iPhone 5's is 75.0% more than Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB
 
Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB
Apple iPhone 5
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Spec Score 
16 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
-- Value For Money Score
71 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
3.5 inch 4 inch   
Screen Resolution
480 x 320 pixels 1136 x 640 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD LCD   
Pixel Density
164.8 PPI 326 PPI   
Screen Protection
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
- Apple A series   
Processor Speed
600MHz 1.2GHz   
Processor
- Apple A6   
Processor Type
- Dual-Core   
RAM
256MB 1GB   
Graphics
PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR SGX543 MP3   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
3.15MP 8MP   
Front Camera Resolution
- 1MP   
Camera Details
Autofocus, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus Autofocus, Simultaneous HD Video & Image Recording, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
480p Video Recording Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus Autofocus, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
iOS iOS   
OS Version
- -   
OS Detail
iOS 6.2 iOS 6   
OS Upgradable To
- -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Apple 30-pin Connector Apple Lightning Connector   
Features
GPS GPS   
Dimensions (mm)
115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6   
Weight
135 grams 112 grams   
Connectivity
3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth   
Audio Jack
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White Black, White   
Build Material
Glass, Plastic Metal Unibody   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
8GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 12.9GB   
Card Slot
No -   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- -   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Single   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Mini (Normal) SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
3G, 2G, Mini SIM 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- -   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
1219mAh 1440mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
No -   
Fast Charging
No -   

Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB vs Apple iPhone 5 Specs

Specs
Apple iPhone 3GS 8GBApple iPhone 5  
Screen Size 3.5 inch4 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 3.15MP8MP  
RAM 256MB1GB  
Battery Capacity 1219mAh1440mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 1MP  

Apple iPhone 5 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Compact size helps for one handed use
  • Good Rear Camera
  • Metal and Glass design makes it look and feel premium
The Bad
  • Battery Life could have been better
  • Ageing hardware now, launched in 2012

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This page helps you compare Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB with Apple iPhone 5. When you see Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB Vs Apple iPhone 5 comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how Apple iPhone 3GS 8GB stands against Apple iPhone 5 and which one you should buy. The prices for both these products were updated April 30, 2017.
 
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