The 3.5 inch display on all older models — is closer in size to the 4.8 inch span on the Galaxy S III’s screen.
Was Apple’s decision to up the iPhone’s screen real estate a response to the popularity of Samsung’s plus sized and popular handsets.
GoogleGoogle, which makes the operating system the Galaxy smartphones run on, is also embroiled in spat with the iPhone maker.
Apple snidely decided to make <a href="; target="_hplink">its own map app for iOS 6</a>, which ships on the iPhone 5; Google Maps won’t be preloaded onto iOS 6 devices.
(Users can still go to the App Store and download it themselves.) Apple touts Maps as being <a href="; target="_hplink">smooth and responsive,"</a> implying that Google Maps left something to be desired.
Nokia’s new Lumia 920 comes with a camera setting that lets users <a href="; target="_hplink">create panorama shots of their surroundings</a>; HTC Windows Phones have come with a similar tool into the camera software "for some time now," <a href="; target="_hplink">according to Pocket lint</a>.
(Image courtesy of Apple.)InstagramAnother nifty photo related feature of the iPhone 5 is the ability to seamlessly share pictures with your friends.
"The Shared Photo Streams feature is arguably the most practical addition, since previously sharing photos by email limited users to sending 5 photos at a time," <a href="; target="_hplink">explains TechCrunch</a>.
But text and email’s limitations haven’t stopped iPhone users from sharing photos.
Instagram didn’t get to 100 million users by being a bad alternative for publishing mobile pics.
There are also plenty of photo sharing app out there, with smaller but devoted user bases than Instagram’s.
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