• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G E970

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG Optimus G E970

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung LG
Announced February 2011 May 2012 September 2012
Status Available - April 2011 Available - May 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Black, White, Pink Blue, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
130.8 x 71.6 x 8.4 mm
(5.15 x 2.82 x 0.33 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 147.1 g (5.19.0.04 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 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE (regional) LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0.x (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1.1
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9615/APQ8064
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 65.84% 66.97%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB, 16 GB included
USB OTG Supported 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 Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 1650 mAh 2100 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 324 h
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 10 h