• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One X+ vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One X+ vs Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Amazon
Announced May 2012 October 2012 September 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - November 2013
Colors Blue, White Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.29 x 2.75 x 0.35 in)
231 x 158 x 7.8 mm
(9.09 x 6.22 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz) 374 g/ 384 g (13.19 oz/ 13.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.x (Jelly Bean - customized)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.7 GHz, NVIDIA Tegra 3 AP37 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP ULP GeForce Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.7 inches 8.9 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 2560 x 1600 pixels (339 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 65.02% 63.00%
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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 720p [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; HSUPA HSPA+, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support (4G model)
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5 (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB, 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 not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh -
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) No official data -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) No official data Up to 12 h