Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Asus Zenfone Max

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3)
samsung i9300 galaxy s iii (s3)
Asus Zenfone Max
asus zenfone max
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Asus
Announced May 2012 May 2016
Status Available - May 2012 Available - May 2016
Price - Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
156 x 77.5 x 10.55 mm
(6.14 x 3.05 x 0.42 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 202 g (7.13 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100 - India
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - India
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad [Similar] Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2/3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 68.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-tone Flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, Laser AutoFocus, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) -