• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Sony Xperia SP

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Sony Xperia SP

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general General Info Comparison between form factor, dimension, weight, etc of Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3), LG Nexus 4 E960 and Sony Xperia SP

Manufacturer

Samsung LG Sony

Announced

May 2012 October 2012 Available - April 2013

Status

Available - May 2012 Available - November 2012 Available - April 2013

Colors

Blue, White Black Black, White, Red

Form Factor

Candybar Candybar Candybar

Dimension

136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm

Weight

133 g 139.5 g 155 g

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 / 2100

4G Network

LTE (regional) - LTE

Messaging

SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS Lets check which phone has better OS, processor, GPU and memory - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) or LG Nexus 4 E960 or Sony Xperia SP?

OS

Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)

Processor

Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon

GPU

Mali-400MP Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 320

RAM

1 GB 2 GB N/A

Internal Memory

16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB storage 8 GB (5.8 GB user available)

External Memory

microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display Which phone's display (color, resolution, etc) is better, Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) or LG Nexus 4 E960 or Sony Xperia SP?

Type

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

Colors

16M colors 16M colors 16M colors

Size

4.8 inches 4.7 inches 4.6 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)

Multi-Touch

yes yes yes

Accelerometer

yes yes yes

Proximity

yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia Comparison between Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3), LG Nexus 4 E960 and Sony Xperia SP features related to Multimedia.

HDMI Port

no no no

3.5mm Jack

yes yes yes

Radio

Stereo FM radio with RDS No Stereo FM radio with RDS

Java

Yes, via Java MIDP emulator Yes, via Java MIDP emulator Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Games

Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable

Loud Speaker

yes yes yes

camera Camera Comparison between still camera, front camera and video camera of Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3), LG Nexus 4 E960 and Sony Xperia SP?

Resolution

8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama

Video

Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization

Secondary

Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps Yes Yes, VGA

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Sony Xperia SP 2G/3G/4G, bluetooth, WiFi, USB 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, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+, LTE

Bluetooth

Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 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 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot

USb

Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)

GPS

Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS

Browser

HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3), LG Nexus 4 E960 and Sony Xperia SP call records, phonebook, internal and external memory, storage comparison.

Phonebook

Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall

Call Records

Practically unlimited Practically unlimited Practically unlimited

Internal

16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available)

Card Slot

microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

battery Battery Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) or LG Nexus 4 E960 or Sony Xperia SP, which has the higher battery capacity and talk time?

Type

Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh 2100 mAh 2370 mAh

Stand by

Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 390 hours (3G) Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)

Talk Time

Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 12 hours (3G) Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)

apps Important Apps Which phone Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) or LG Nexus 4 E960 or Sony Xperia SP supports more important apps like NFC, facebook, twitter, document viewer, voice commands?

NFC

yes yes yes

Social Networking

yes yes yes

Calendar

yes yes yes

Document Viewer

yes yes yes

Voice Recording

yes yes yes

Voice Commands

yes yes yes