• Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Samsung Google Nexus S vs BLU Vivo 4.8 HD

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S III T999 vs Samsung Google Nexus S vs BLU Vivo 4.8 HD

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung BLU
Announced June 2012 December 2010 January 2014
Status Available - June 2012 Available - December 2010 Available - January 2014
Colors Pebble blue, Marble white Black, White White, Black, Pink, Yellow
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
123.9 x 63 x 10.9 mm
(4.88 x 2.48 x 0.43 in)
137 x 70 x 6.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.76 x 0.27 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D940a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D940i
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), not upgradable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Hummingbird Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6589T
GPU Adreno 225 PowerVR SGX540 PowerVR SGX544
RAM 2 GB 512 MB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16 GB storage 16 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.0 inches 4.8 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 58.46% 66.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2560 x 1920 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, WVGA@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity 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, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1500 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 713 h (2G)
Up to 428 h (3G)
Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 590 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 22 h (2G)
Up to 12 h (3G)