Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

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Display

Size:

4.8 inches
4.5 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
800 x 480 pixels, 207 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body:

65.82 %
64.24 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 306

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
1GB

Internal storage:

32GB
8GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.9 MP
2 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.17 x 2.69 x 0.35 inches (131.3 x 68.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

4.69 oz (133.0 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40(2300)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 02, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG3609 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.53 W/kg

Body:

0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.54 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 03, 2012
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