• Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Samsung Ativ S vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Samsung Ativ S vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Amazon
Announced June 2012 August 2012 September 2012
Status Available - June 2012 Released - December 2012 Available - September 2012
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Gray Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm
(5.4 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
193 x 137 x 10.3 mm
(7.6 x 5.39 x 0.41 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz) 395 g (13.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.0 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4460
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 225 PowerVR SGX540
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.8 inches 7.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 65.65% 53.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio TBD Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 1.3 MP, 1280 x 1024 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization -
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps No
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] No [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes No
Edge Class 12 Yes No
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps No
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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 Yes, v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS No
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB 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 not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery (16.43 Wh)
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 4400 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 168 h (2G)
Up to 218 h (3G)
-
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 14 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 11 h