Google Nexus 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S III

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution

768 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

318 ppi
306 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.49 %
65.82 %

Peak brightness

 
300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Sensor size: 1/4"
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.3 megapixels
1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.27 x 2.70 x 0.36 inches (133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass
Back: Plastic

Colors

Black, White
Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 320
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

2 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.2.1, 4.2)
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
2100 mAh

Charging

Qi wireless charging
 

Talk time

15.30 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
11.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
 

Video playback

8.00 hours
 

Cellular

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
USB OTG, Video out

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio

 
FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 07, 2012
 

FCC ID value: ZNFE960 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.55 W/kg
 

Body

1.27 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.27 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

USB sync/charge cable, AC Adapter and cable, SIM ejection tool, Safety and Warranty information, Quick start guide
 
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