• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G LS970 vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G LS970 vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Samsung
Announced May 2012 October 2012 June 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - Q4 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Blue, White Black Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare
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)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 144.9 g (5.08.0.32 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 1900 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Qualcomm APQ8064, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 69.01% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4320x3240 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, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [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 Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 13 h Up to 17 h