Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S3 Slim vs HTC Desire 826 vs Samsung Galaxy S6

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Samsung
Announced March 2014 January 2015 March 2015
Status Available - March 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Various White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 66 x 9.7 mm
(5.24 x 2.6 x 0.38 in)
- 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 139 g (4.9 oz) - 138 g (4.87 oz)
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 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU - Adreno 405 Mali-T760
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.52 inches 5.5 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (244 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.00% - 70.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - FM radio No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2600 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 8 h - -