Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy S4

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Display

Size

4.8 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
306 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels,
441 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

65.82 %
71.91 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 320

RAM

1GB
2GB

Internal storage

32GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 MP
13 MP

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor

Video recording

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

Features

EIS, Video calling
EIS

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)
5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Features

Notification light
Notification light

Colors

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

OTG, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out

HDMI

 
Yes

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features

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