Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)
samsung i9300 galaxy s iii (s3)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
samsung galaxy a7 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced May 2012 January 2017
Status Available - May 2012 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,700 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 73.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -