Samsung Galaxy S III vs Sony Xperia S

Sony's lineup of Android phones has been picking up pace recently, but now with the Xperia S and its buddies, the P and U, the company is hoping to finally reclaim that title of a leading phone manufacturer. However, for such a thing to happen, Sony's Xperia S will have to win quite a few tough fights – like the one against the Galaxy S III, which, as we know, is not an opponent to mess with...
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1. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

Eww!!! Fugly xperia s!!! why PA!! WHY!!!

3. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Now let us see next how the gx can perform. The xperia s is total s***.

8. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

Yeah!! I cant take it!! xperia s should rate below 8 because of the s*** design~~~

96. pooria076

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

hey shut the f**k up boy!close your f***ing mouth.

95. pooria076

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 31, 2012

s3 is total s*** the design is like my fu**ing ass

100. iBoss

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

I was like lmao when the SGS III failed in the drop test agains't the iFault 5 (apple s**t) and yeah, the SGS III f**ked up, the display was totally shattered, and the battery with the micro SD came outta the back cover, all came a parts... while in the previous drop test with SGS II VS ifault 4s, the SGS II won the test while the iFault 4s got broken, the front and the rear glass, and damn!!! so the SGS III strength is Zer0 compare it to the Xperia S or the other Xperia products. the Xperia S is a high f**king end smartphone and the SGS III only make itself special with the QUAD CORE CPU, no further, but despite the DUAL CORE that was built-in the Xperia S u may go check its specs before u talk whatever. so u better have some knowledge about something than keep saying gibberish!!!

12. Aaron_R96 unregistered

Have you SEEN the s3, now that, that is 'fugly' I actually much prefer the xperia s design to that, i'm surprised samsung havent included half an apple on the back of the s3 too, since they copied siri, seriously the s3 was a let down..

15. 09wbd03516

Posts: 140; Member since: May 30, 2012

xperia s is fuglier~~ samsung never disappoint me right after may 3~ and it was the sexiest phone ever~ sony is the one who need to take design lesson frm sammy~ and everybody wil gonna deny u for that~ here's your big thumb down hater!!

19. Tjey007

Posts: 86; Member since: May 22, 2012

honestly S3 is the best one right now in the market and m a samsung fan but when you talk about the design and looks then i will say Sony is way better than samsung...just see this two phones back side...vast out for xperia acro s..sure it will beat the S2.

16. SleepingOz unregistered

Sony fanboy getting mad. lol Well, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. I also think that the Xperia S looks better than the S3 but specs wise, it just can't compete. Gotta wait for the GX. Another "Copied siri/apple" argument from a Samsung hater. As you already know, voice command already exist on Android well before Siri. Samsung just upgraded the 'not-so-good' Vlingo to its own S-Voice.

99. iBoss

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

well, im an iphone hater and i really hate a limited featured phones cuz u'd feel like a disable person, u have the device but u can't enjoy its features, and jailbreak my ass! its bulls**t, android phones are greater even without being rooted, and u can widely enjoy its fun apps, unlike for the limited crap of using the Apple ifault phone... and just imagine when u have a rooted android device , u'd feel u're the developper himself or like a BOSS with all the privileges of an Admin!

101. iBoss

Posts: 12; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

lets talk more as a teamwork, and as a a android users, forget about sony or samsung haters, this is a crap! i really hate apple low outcome, but i love all the android smartphones, tablets and every freaking device came with that great OS. Nokia is a crap too, despite some of its beautifully designed phones. to be honest, HTC, LG, HUWAEII, Sony, Samsung, Motorola, all of them, are one family because they're working on the same platform :) so we gotta love'em all despite the huge differences of design and specs amongst all of these competitive brands!

20. MEeee

Posts: 438; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

"Voice Talk" from Vlingo existed in Galaxy S2. Galaxy S2 was released before iPhone 4S. Therefore, Apple stole the idea from Samsung and made weak minded people think that Apple is first to come up with everything.

22. hosam

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Lets say that design of a mobile is something for its user. A phone should be compared with its performance. Right now the GS3 is a pathetic phone compared with the Xperia, because although the Xperia doesn't run ICS and the GS3 does, the difference in performance is not so big. When Xperia gets ICS and may even defeat the GS3 in some of its performance sides. Don't be forgetting the price of a GS3 and the price of a Xperia s.

25. SleepingOz unregistered

ROFL! Nice one! xD Seriously dude, do some research before posting comment like this.

28. hosam

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

I may have bad news for you but I always do research and especially in these subjects. So i don't think someone like you can teach me what I must and must not understand. But if I am wrong, please be useful and post a link or so that proves my info may not be reliable.

31. SleepingOz unregistered

If you've really done some research as you said, you'd probably already know what you wrote is stupid and nonsensical. Indeed, no surprise from an in denial fanboy. I won't waste my time trying to explain to you the differences between the crappy S3 and the Quad-Core Exynos. 'Cause I'm pretty sure, no matter how hard I'll try, you'll still be in denial. But well, Google is your friend, use it wisely.

34. Aaron_R96 unregistered

you really like calling people fanboy's and haters don't you? how extremely witty of you... :)

35. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

Why did you change your picture? I miss the other Tiger! :p

38. hosam

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Again this is a reply, which in my eyes, proofs the fact of your limited information. And on the other side, this 'denial fanboy' doesn't ask from you to go and EXPLAIN to him what " the differences are between the crappy S3 and the Quad-Core Exynos" and the Xperia s. So you don't have to worry about that any more :)

60. dax0330

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 01, 2012

but seriously man, i have to agree with them. The GS3 has a number of advantages over xperia S spec-wise, the screen, processor, OS installed. design is debatable i would say. but for me who own a sony tv and laptop i would go for the xperia s.

39. hosam

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

And another thing, I still haven't seen any links posted which proofs my info is wrong. So how can i be the one who, like you said "has really done some research, you'd probably already know what you wrote is stupid and nonsensical." If you, on the other hand, can't even support your own arguments? So you tell me, who is the "denial fanboy" now?

40. SleepingOz unregistered

OMG, seriously?! So you're the kind of stupid person who thinks he's always right, no matter what. Do you even know what's a S3 SoC? As I told you before, instead of losing your time trying to argue without any valid argument, go make some research, man. Google is your friend. =] Or else well, keep on dreaming.

41. hosam

Posts: 11; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

I'm not arguing with anyone. And i'm not "the kind of stupid person who thinks he's always right, no matter what" because I asked you about a link that proofs my info is wrong, twice. My first argument: Meanwhile, the Xperia S has a better camera (as far as photos go), as well as a competitive specs sheet, but it will take a good ICS update for it to be able to compete on the same level as the Galaxy S III (in this review). I know it says 'a good update' but it is something you can expect from a manufacture who designed a phone to compete with the toppers. Enough said to someone who is so pathetic, that he keeps calling people "denial fanboy" and "hater".

42. SleepingOz unregistered

better camera? Have you read the camera comparison yet? Pathetic? Just don't take your own case for a generality man, your stupidity is pathetic. The XPERIA S will never be able to compete with the GSIII because of its crappy S3 SoC. Rather wait for the GX for a fair comparison. You have privileged access to internet, why don't you use it wisely to make some research? Damn, I just can't stand ignorant people like you.

43. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

@SleepingOz I understand how you feel :p This Sony guy is really funny :) Maybe he/she's just a kid. :p

48. SleepingOz unregistered

haha right.. and for my new avatar, I find this one more "artistic". I was tired of the previous one also.

44. romeo1

Posts: 816; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

if you have made some pictures with both of them you would know wich one has a better camera. the s3 isn't as crappy as you think it was just crappy in the gs2 and sensation but thats just because samsung and htc aren't that good in tweaking their software to get the most out of the hardware. sony on the other hand does do that and that's why it's usually almost as good or better than the competition like the arc s is in most of the common tasks faster than the gs2

46. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Even I am a kid and understand that the SGS3 is by far the more superior than the Xperia S. The Exynos 4212 provides nearly 4X the strength of the s3 Soc of the Xperia S. Then we get to GPU which the SGS2's lower clocked Mali-400mp4 already destroyed the s3 soc's GPU which now since higher clocked in the SGS3 is far, far better.

62. romeo1

Posts: 816; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Ofcourse the chipset of the gs3 is superior to the xperia s. I was talking about the gs2 with the s3 chipset wich was crappy as well as the sensation but the s3 in the xperia s does a good job cause sony makes good use of the hardware by software tweaks. and for the gs2 with the exynos 4210 with mali-400mp gpu also gets destroyed by the xperia s(with the s3 chipset) if you didn't know. only with the 3d benchmark the gs2 was a little bit faster but that is only because the xperia s has a 720p screen and the gs2 has a wvga screen.
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