• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola RAZR i XT890 vs Sony Xperia L

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola RAZR i XT890 vs Sony Xperia L

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Sony
Announced May 2012 September 2012 March 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - October 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, White Black, White, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
122.5 x 60.9 x 8.3 mm
(4.82 x 2.4 x 0.33 in)
128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 126 g (4.44 oz) 137 g (4.83 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad 1.3GHz, Intel Atom Z2460, Boost to 2GHz Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX 540 @400MHz Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB (5 GB user available) 8 GB (5.8 GB user available)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Advanced, Edge-To-Edge Screen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.3 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 68.41% 60.81%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, Touch-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR for Picture and Movie, Image Stabilizer, Self-timer, Image Sensor, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Smile Shutter, White Balance, Metering, Image Editor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps Yes HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
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 Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2000 mAh 1750 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 20 h Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)