• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Sony Xperia M5

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Sony Xperia M5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced May 2012 October 2014 August 2015
Status Available - May 2012 Available - November 2014 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 18,090 ($266.03) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Black, White, 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)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
145 x 72 x 7.6 mm
(5.71 x 2.83 x 0.3 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz) 142.5 g (5.01.0.18 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5603, E5653
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E5606
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5603
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E5606
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5653
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795
GPU Mali-400MP - PowerVR G6200
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 70.85% 65.89%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936
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, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus; 1080p@30fps video [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Class 12 Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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 hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, 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 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB
USB OTG 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 2300 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - Up to 671 h (2G)
Up to 656 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - Up to 11 h 49 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)