Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC Desire 501

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)
samsung i9300 galaxy s iii (s3)
HTC Desire 501
htc desire 501
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC
Announced May 2012 November 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Coming soon
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.06 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] -
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 61.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash 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, Face And Smile Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -