• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto X Play

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto X Play

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced May 2012 October 2014 July 2015
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2014 Available - August 2015
Price - - Rs. 15,499 ($227.93) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Midnight Blue, Cloud White 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)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
148 x 75 x 10.9 mm
(5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1562
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500) - XT1562
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant - IP52 Certified: Water Repellant Nano-coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 420 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.96 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 74.05% 74.21%
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, 4128 x 3096 pixels 21 MP, 5248 x 3936
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
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 not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3220 mAh 3630 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 330 h -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 24 h Up to 48 h