• Samsung Galaxy Note vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Spectrum II 4G VS930

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Spectrum II 4G VS930

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung LG
Announced September 2011 May 2012 October 2012
Status Released - October 2011 Available - May 2012 Released - October 2012
Colors Black, White Blue, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.9 x 83 x 9.7 mm
(5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
134.9 x 68.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.31 x 2.69 x 0.36 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900,GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 13
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9, Exynos Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP Adreno 225
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (285 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.71% 65.84% 66.29%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@24~30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS 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 Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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-Ion
Capacity 2500 mAh 2100 mAh 2150 mAh
Stand by Up to 960 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 480 h
Talk Time Up to 26 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h