Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S III

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
4.8 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

280 ppi
306 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.84 %
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 (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, HDR, Night mode, Scenes, Effects
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front

1.9 megapixels
1.9 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 305
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1.5 GB
1 GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 64 GB

Slot Type

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4.2, 4.3), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2100 mAh

Type

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

Talk time

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
22.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
11.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

69.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5, Flash

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter

Cellular

UMTS

850, 900, 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, UMTS
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)

Wi-Fi

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

Mobile hotspot

Yes
Yes

Wi-Fi Direct

Yes
Yes

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
USB OTG, Video out

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

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

Other

ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback, 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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Features

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

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, WAV, AMR, OGG
MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV

Radio

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
Yes

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 07, 2013
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG7102 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.40 W/kg
 

Body

0.82 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.03 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.88 W/kg
 

EU SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Nov 25, 2013
May 03, 2012
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