• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced May 2012 January 2017 March 2017
Status Available - May 2012 Coming Soon - January 2017 Available - April 2017
Price - Rs. 33,490 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 64,900 ($845.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
(6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) - 173 g (6.1 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
IP68 certified
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835/ Exynos 8895 Octa
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-T860 MP4 Adreno 540
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB 64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.7 inches 6.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 73.79% 83.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 16 MP [Similar] 8 MP, AF [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, VoLTE HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Type-C 1.0 reversible connector v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 3600 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - -