• Samsung Galaxy S III I535 vs Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol S

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III I535 vs Nokia Lumia 520 vs Alcatel One Touch Idol S

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Alcatel
Announced June 2012 February 2013 August 2013
Status Available - July 2012 Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Yellow, red, cyan, white/black Slate, Fresh Rose, Cherry Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.2 x 71.1 x 7.6 mm
(5.4 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
119.9 x 64 x 9.9 mm
(4.72 x 2.52 x 0.39 in)
133.5 x 66.8 x 7.4 mm
(5.26 x 2.63 x 0.29 in)
Weight 133.2 g (4.69.0.07 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz) 110 g (3.88 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Snapdragon S4 Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 305 -
RAM 2 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 8 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.09% 59.47% 68.49%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSPA, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1430 mAh -
Stand by Up to 200 h Up to 384 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 15 h Up to 17 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 9 h 42 min (3G)
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