• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs BLU Studio 5.3 S

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs BLU Studio 5.3 S

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung BLU
Announced October 2011 June 2012 April 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - June 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black Pebble blue, Marble white Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
153 x 78 x 9.2 mm
(6.02 x 3.07 x 0.36 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 190 g (6.7 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D590a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D590i
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5, Qualcomm MSM8225Q Snapdragon
GPU No Adreno 225 Adreno 203
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 4 GB ROM
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 4.8 inches 5.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (208 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 65.84% 64.78%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 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 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2100 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 990 h (2G)
Up to 940 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 33 h (2G)
Up to 26 h (3G)