• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Google Nexus 7 Cellular vs LG Nexus 5

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Google Nexus 7 Cellular vs LG Nexus 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Asus LG
Announced May 2012 October 2012 October 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013
Colors Blue, White Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
(7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 340 g (11.99 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
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) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.1.2 Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP ULP GeForce Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 7.0 inches 4.95 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 59.45% 70.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 1.2 MP front facing 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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 Video-calling Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] No [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [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 Yes, 384 kbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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 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-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 4325 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 300 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 8 h Up to 17 h