• Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia E3

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia E3

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Sony
Announced October 2011 May 2012 September 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Blue, White Black, White, Lime, Copper
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
137.7 x 69.4 x 8.5 mm
(5.42 x 2.73 x 0.33 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D2203, D2206, D2243, D2202
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2203
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D2202
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE 800 / 850 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2203
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Shatter Proof Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8926-2
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Mali-400MP Adreno 305
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.8 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 65.84% 58.23%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR 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, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2100 mAh 2330 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 706 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 12 h 20 min