• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG G Flex vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs LG G Flex vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Samsung
Announced May 2012 October 2013 August 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Blue, White Titan Silver Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
160.5 x 81.6 x 7.9 - 8.7 mm
(6.32 x 3.21 x 0.31 - 0.34 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 177 g (6.24 oz) 115 g (4.06 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 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE 850 / 1800 LTE-A LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Self-healing coating on the back -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 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 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Curved P-OLED (Real RGB) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 6.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (245 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 75.63% 70.43%
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 13 MP, autofocus 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.1 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, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 21 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, 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, dual-band, 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 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3500 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - -