Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III I747 vs Nokia Lumia 820

Samsung Galaxy S III I747
samsung galaxy s iii i747
Nokia Lumia 820
nokia lumia 820
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia
Announced June 2012 Expected September 2012
Status Available - July 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Black, Gray, Red, Yellow, White, Blue, Violet
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
123.8 x 68.5 x 9.9 mm
(4.87 x 2.7 x 0.39 in)
Weight 134 g (4.73 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 2100/ 900
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 8 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 62.04%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Carl Zeiss Tessa [Similar]
Flash LED flash 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps
HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 2100 mAh 1650 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (3G) Up to 330 h (2G)
Up to 330 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)