• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia C vs Nokia Lumia 2520

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia C vs Nokia Lumia 2520

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Nokia
Announced May 2012 June 2013 October 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Purple Cyan , Red, 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)
141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
267 x 168 x 8.9 mm
(10.51 x 6.61 x 0.35 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz) 615 g (21.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
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, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows RT
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB 32 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 Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 10.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (218 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 65.86% 62.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 6.7 MP, 3088 x 1744 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Carl Zeiss optics
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, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor 1/3.4' Sensor Size
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p [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 Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support 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 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2390 mAh 8000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Up to 600 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 10 h