• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Huawei Ascend P7

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs Huawei Ascend P7

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Huawei
Announced May 2012 October 2013 May 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - July 2014
Colors Blue, White Space Gray, Silver Black, white, pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
200 x 134.7 x 7.5 mm
(7.87 x 5.3 x 0.3 in)
139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5 mm
(5.5 x 2.71 x 0.26 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 124 g (4.37 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE- all models LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 7.0.2 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cotex-A9, HiSilicon Kirin 910T
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Mali-450MP4
RAM 1 GB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 7.9 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 71.76% 71.52%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash No 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, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 60 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, 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, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
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 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po battery (23.8 Wh) Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh - 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 422 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h (multimedia) Up to 22 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)