Kyocera Hydro EDGE vs Samsung Galaxy S III

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Display

Size

4.0 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution

800 x 480 pixels,
233 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels,
306 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

57.62 %
65.82 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Yes
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1GB
1GB LPDDR2

ROM

4096 MB
 

Internal storage

 
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.1)
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

1600 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

5 MP (BSI sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications

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

Video recording

Yes
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
EIS, Video calling

Front

 
1.9 MP

Design

Dimensions

4.90 x 2.5 x 0.39 inches (124 x 64 x 10 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

4.5 oz (128.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
4.69 oz (133.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water (up to 1529 meters), Dust; IP 57
 

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

 
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

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

Cellular

UMTS

 
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio

 
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
OTG, Video out, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 02, 2013
 

FCC ID value: V65C5215 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.48 W/kg
 

Body

1.35 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

 
May 03, 2012
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