• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 vs Sony Xperia Z

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 vs Sony Xperia Z

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced May 2012 August 2012 January 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2012 Released - February 2013
Colors Blue, White Titanium Gray, Marble White Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 180 g (6.35 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
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 capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.55 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (265 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 69.61% 69.70%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 13 MP, 4128x3096 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, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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
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 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 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 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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3100 mAh 2330 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 980 h (2G)
Up to 890 h (3G)
Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 35 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)