• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Go vs Samsung S7710 Galaxy Xcover 2

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Go vs Samsung S7710 Galaxy Xcover 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced May 2012 May 2012 January 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - July 2012 Available - March 2013
Colors Blue, White White, Black, Yellow Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
111 x 60.3 x 9.8 mm
(4.37 x 2.37 x 0.39 in)
130.5 x 67.7 x 12 mm
(5.14 x 2.67 x 0.47 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 110g (3.88oz) 148.5 g (5.22.0.18 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
4G Network LTE (regional) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 Dual-core 1 GHz
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400 -
RAM 1 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB storage (4 GB user available) 4 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 3.5 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 54.38% 51.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 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, 3D Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
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, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB storage (4 GB user available), 512 MB RAM 4 GB storage, 1 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1305 mAh 1700 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 460 h (3G)
Up to 570 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 6 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 30 min (3G)
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