• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Moto G vs Sony Xperia E3

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Moto G vs Sony Xperia E3

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Sony
Announced May 2012 November 2013 September 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Blue, White Black, White Black, White, Lime, Copper
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
129.9 x 65.9 x (6.0 -11.6) mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x (0.24 -0.46) in)
137.7 x 69.4 x 8.5 mm
(5.42 x 2.73 x 0.33 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D2203, D2206, D2243, D2202
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2203
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D2202
4G Network LTE (regional) - LTE 800 / 850 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2203
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Shatter Proof Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8926-2
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.5 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (218 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% - 58.23%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 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 Auto focus, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] VGA [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, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2070 mAh 2330 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 706 h
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 24 h Up to 12 h 20 min