• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs LG G3

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPad mini 2 Retina Display vs LG G3

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple LG
Announced May 2012 October 2013 May 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors Blue, White Space Gray, Silver Black, White, Gold
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)
146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm
(5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 331 g / 341 g (11.68 oz / 12.03 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE - CDMA version
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 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64/128 GB storage 16 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 7.9 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (324 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 71.76% 76.42%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No Yes
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, Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Class 12
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, 21 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL/ EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 ROM, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 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-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh - 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h (multimedia) -