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Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A32

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.8 inches
5.8 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
TFT

Refresh rate:

60Hz

Screen-to-body:

65.82 %
84.26 %
81.58 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
MediaTek Dimensity 720 MT6853

Processor:

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 540
Mali-G57 MC3

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB
64GB (UFS 2.2)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
3000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Autofocus, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Features:

EIS, Video calling
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.9 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
13 MP

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.46 x 3.00 x 0.36 inches (164.2 x 76.1 x 9.1 mm)

Weight:

4.69 oz (133.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)
7.23 oz (205.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red
Awesome black, Awesome white, Awesome blue, Awesome violet

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n78, n79

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

Yes
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017
Mar 08, 2021

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG950U
A3LSMA326U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg
0.57 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.46 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 280

Availability

Officially announced:

May 03, 2012
Mar 29, 2017
Jan 13, 2021
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