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Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo vs Samsung Galaxy S III vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.8 inches
4.8 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 306 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 319 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

65.59 %
65.82 %
70.64 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness:

300 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 305
Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 430

RAM:

1.5GB
1GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB
32GB
32GB, available to use: 23 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4.4, 4.3)
Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2100 mAh
2700 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
23 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording
EIS, Video calling
Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

1.9 MP
1.9 MP
5 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.38 x 2.79 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.75 x 8.6 mm)
5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.00 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches (127 x 65 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132.0 g)
4.69 oz (133.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
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
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 15, 2015

FCC ID value:

PY7-PM0881

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.97 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.18 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 03, 2012
Sep 02, 2015
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