• Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 CDMA

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy S4 CDMA

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2011 May 2012 May 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black Blue, White White Frost, Black Mist
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
136.7 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.74 x 0.31 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 130.1 g (4.59.0.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 13 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600
GPU No Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 65.84% 72.30%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 350 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 11 h