• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Lenovo A859

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Lenovo A859

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Lenovo
Announced May 2012 June 2013 January 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - January 2014
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Purple 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)
179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
142 x 72.4 x 9.14 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.36 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 212 g (7.48 oz) 163.3 g (5.75.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Mali-400MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 8 GB ROM, 1.0 GB for mass storage)
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16.7M colors
Size 4.8 inches 6.44 inches 5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 69.15% 66.91%
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 Recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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 Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [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 HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 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/ac, dual-band, 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 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
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, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.0 GB for mass storage), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3050 mAh 2250 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
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