• Apple iPhone 4S vs LG Connect 4G MS840 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs LG Connect 4G MS840 vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple LG Samsung
Announced October 2011 January 2012 May 2012
Status Available - October 2011 Available - February 2012 Available - May 2012
Colors Black, White Black Blue, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
117 x 62 x 11.7 mm
(4.61 x 2.44 x 0.46 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 1700 / 2100 LTE (regional)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 220 Mali-400MP
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.8 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 480 x 840 pixels (242 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 61.23% 65.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes No Class 12
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1432 mAh 1540 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 250 h Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 4 h 30 min Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G)