Editors' note, September 14, 2012: On September 12, Apple announced the iPhone 5
. CNET compared the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S3, and Nokia Lumia 920
spec to spec, and threw in some of our own predictions and analysis. We'll have more when we review the phones in full.
"The Samsung Galaxy S III (S3) is a great phone, but should I wait for the iPhone 5 instead?"
This is the kind of question we CNET editors are asked all the time, and with good reason. Given the breakneck pace of the smartphone world, there's always something good now, but something better around the corner -- and you want your investment to last.
In some ways, the answers are obvious if you prefer one OS over another, have a Mac at home, or need a phone right now. However, if not, there's a lot to like about each platform's superphone (we surmise; one of them hasn't even been announced yet), and we can't make your decision for you. So here's what we'll do. We're going to break it down by some of the phone features that we think could sway your decision.… Read more