• Asus Padfone vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Padfone 2 A68

Phone Comparison - Asus Padfone vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Padfone 2 A68

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Samsung Asus
Announced February 2012 May 2012 October 2012
Status Available - July 2012 Available - May 2012 Available - December 2012
Colors Black Blue, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 65.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.04 x 2.57 x 0.36 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm
(5.43 x 2.71 x 0.35 in)
Weight 129 g (4.55 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 225 Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.96% 65.84% 64.29%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 10, 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSPA+; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1520 mAh 2100 mAh 2140 mAh
Stand by Up to 360 h (2G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 336 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 16 h