• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One M8 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One M8 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Motorola
Announced May 2012 March 2014 September 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - March 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Blue, White Glacial Silver, Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm
(5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100
LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 3 -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 66.55% 73.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels Dual 4 MP, 2688х1520 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2µm Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, Stereo Sound Rec., Video Stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 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 Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP 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/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2600 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 271 h (2G)
Up to 496 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
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