Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs HTC Windows Phone 8X

Samsung Galaxy S III T999
samsung galaxy s iii t999
HTC Windows Phone 8X
htc windows phone 8x
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced June 2012 September 2012
Status Available - June 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Blue, Black, Yellow, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm
(5.21 x 2.61 x 0.4 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 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 16/32 GB storage 16 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 58.04%
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, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash 28mm wide
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1MP, 1080p video [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 HSDPA; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
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 and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32GB
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 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G)