• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2011 May 2012 December 2015
Status Available - April 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - February 2016
Price - - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 65.84% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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
Capacity 1650 mAh 2100 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -