• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G E973 vs Acer Liquid E3

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G E973 vs Acer Liquid E3

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Acer
Announced May 2012 August 2012 February 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - April 2014
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)
131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm
(5.19 x 2.71 x 0.33 in)
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Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 -
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage N/A 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.7 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (321 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 70.55% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, autofocus 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 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 Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [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, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion -
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh -
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 335 h -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 15 h -