• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs Xolo X1000

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia ion HSPA vs Xolo X1000

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony XOLO
Announced May 2012 April 2012 March 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - June 2012 Available - March 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, Red Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
133.9 x 67.6 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.66 x 0.36 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 140 g (4.94 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 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) - -
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, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon 2 GHz Intel® Atom™ with Hyper Threading, Intel Atom Processor Z2480
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 220 PowerVR SGX540
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory) 8 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 LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Sharp TFT Transmissive LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.55 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (314 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 63.02% 66.62%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [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, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with EDR
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 hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1900 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 336 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 9.5 h