Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo 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:

65.59 %
71.91 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8226
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300

GPU:

Adreno 305
Adreno 320

RAM:

1.5GB
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4.4, 4.3)
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)

Battery

Capacity:

2100 mAh
2600 mAh

Type:

User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording
EIS

Front:

1.9 MP
2 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 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.66 oz (132.0 g)
4.59 oz (130.0 g)

Materials:

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
Black, Blue, Red, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

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:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
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, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 14, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9505 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.50 W/kg

Body:

0.65 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.17 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.67 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 14, 2013
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