• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Apple iPhone 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Sony
Announced May 2012 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Blue, White Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Black, White, Green, Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 113 g (3.99 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE - all models LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - 500 dpi Pixel Density Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-400MP PowerVR GX6450 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.7 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 65.93% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No 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, 3264 x 2448 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-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, 1.5µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), 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, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

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

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 1810 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 14 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)