Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs HTC DROID DNA vs Nokia Lumia 928

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Nokia
Announced June 2012 November 2012 April 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Released - November 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
141 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm
(5.55 x 2.78 x 0.38 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM615m/APQ8064 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 320 Adreno 225
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB (11 GB user available) storage 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 69.20% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, Rev.A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, 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, v3.0 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (11 GB user available) storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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 Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 2100 mAh 2020 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 353 h Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 12 h 40 min Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)