• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced May 2012 December 2015 March 2016
Status Available - May 2012 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 15,990 ($235.15) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Gold, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
(5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J710F, J710H
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - J710M
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - J710F
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
GPU Mali-400MP - Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 72.38% 72.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio, recording FM radio, RDS, recording
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 13 MP
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, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Autofocus, f/1.9, 28mm, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, LED Flash [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2900 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 354 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - -