• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Nexus 4 E960

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Nexus 4 E960

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung LG
Announced October 2011 May 2012 October 2012
Status Available - November 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Black Blue, White Black
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)
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE (regional) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon
GPU No Mali-400MP Adreno 320, 400 MHz
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 65.84% 68.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS No
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 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, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 1750 mAh 2100 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 390 hours (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 12 hours (3G)