Phone Comparison - HTC Explorer vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)

HTC Explorer
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Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)
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general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung
Announced September 2011 May 2012
Status Available - October 2011 Available - May 2012
Colors Active Black, Active Navy, Metallic Black, Metallic Navy Blue, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 102.8 x 57.2 x 12.9 mm
(4.05 x 2.25 x 0.51 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 108 g (3.81 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 600 MHz Cortex A5, Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A [Similar] Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] Mali-400MP [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 90 MB storage, 512 MB ROM 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 16M colors
Size 3.2 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (180 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 52.01% 65.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 480p Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 80 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
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
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 90 MB storage, 512 MB ROM, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1230 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 485 h (2G)
Up to 445 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 33 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G)