• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Huawei Honor 8

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Microsoft Lumia 950 XL vs Huawei Honor 8

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Microsoft Huawei
Announced May 2012 October 2015 July 2016
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2015 Available - August 2016
Price - Rs. 34,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 18,999 ($400.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White Sunrise Gold, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, Sapphire Blue, 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)
151.9 x 78.4 x 8.1 mm
(5.98 x 3.09 x 0.32 in)
145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm
(5.73 x 2.8 x 0.3 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz) 153 g (5.4 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows 10 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 + quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, HiSilicon Kirin 950
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 430 Mali-T880 MP4
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 74.43% 72.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 20 MP, 4992 х 3744 pixels Dual 12 MP, f/2.2
Flash LED flash Carl Zeiss optics Yes
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization 1/2.4' Sensor Size, 1.12 μm Pixel Size, PureView Technology, Dual Capture, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR 1.4 µm Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, f/2.4, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.1, A2DP v4.2, 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
USB OTG Supported - -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3340 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 288 h (2G)
Up to 288 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 25 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
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