• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One M8 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs HTC One M8 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Sony
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, 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)
146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm
(5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 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) 160 g (5.64 oz) 129 g (4.55 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
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
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
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 3 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) 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 MSM8974AC 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 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 66.55% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS 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 Dual 4 MP, 2688х1520 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED 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, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, Stereo Sound Rec., Video Stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - AT&T), HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host 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 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
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 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 271 h (2G)
Up to 496 h (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 (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)