• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Alcatel Idol 3C

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Alcatel Idol 3C

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Alcatel
Announced May 2012 September 2014 September 2015
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - Q4 2015
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Green, Orange Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
152.7 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm
(6.01 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 129 g (4.55 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 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.6 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 70.72% 72.55%
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 with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP v4.1, 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2600 mAh 2910 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Up to 600 h (2G)
Up to 600 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)