• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia TX vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia TX vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced May 2012 August 2012 June 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - October 2012 Available - July 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Pink 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)
131 x 68.6 x 8.6 mm (5.16 x 2.70 x 0.34 in)
(5.16 x 2.7 x 0.34 in (0.2 x 0.11 x 0.01 in))
209.8 x 123.8 x 7.4 mm
(8.26 x 4.87 x 0.29 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 127 g (4.48 oz) (4.48 oz (0.14.1.69 oz)) 314 g (11.08 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 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, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8260A Snapdragon Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Exynos 4212
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 225 Mali-400MP
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.55 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 63.42% 71.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo 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 13 MP, 4128x3096 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 Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps
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, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.1 with A2DP 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
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 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1750 mAh 4450 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 11 h