• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC Desire 601 vs Micromax Canvas Turbo A250

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC Desire 601 vs Micromax Canvas Turbo A250

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Micromax
Announced May 2012 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - October 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, Silver, Red Midnight Black, Pristine 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)
134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88 mm
(5.3 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
128.3 x 71 x 8.6 mm
(5.05 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Smart Gestures, Blow to Unlock, ifloat

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.5 GHz, MTK 6589T
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 305 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 16 GB (12.47 GB user available, 0.98 GB for apps)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, CGS (Continuous Grain Silicon)
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16.7M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 62.11% 75.51%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED 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, 1/4' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, 360 degree Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization, Cinemagraph, Object Eraser
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
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, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB (12.47 GB user available, 0.98 GB for apps), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 440 h (3G) Up to 105 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 12 h 48 min (3G) Up to 7 h