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

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

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced May 2012 August 2012 January 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Released - December 2012 Available - March 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Pink 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)
129 x 65 x 10.7 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 in)
130.5 x 67.7 x 12 mm
(5.14 x 2.67 x 0.47 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 120 g (4.23 oz) 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) LTE 800 / 2600 -
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, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Dual-core 1 GHz
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 225 -
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB 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 TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.3 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 60.63% 51.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [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 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 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 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 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, 1 GB 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 - -

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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1750 mAh 1700 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 570 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
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