Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 VS. Samsung Galaxy S3: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 VS. Samsung Galaxy S3. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
6.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4
5.4
Performance & Hardware
5
4.4
Camera
4.1
5.4
Connectivity
5.5
6.5
Battery
5.8
4.1

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-G7102, SM-G7100
Galaxy S III, I9300

Presentation

Unveiled
November 2013, 5 years ago
May 2012, 6 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.3 mm
146.8 mm
9.0 mm
70.6 mm
136.6 mm
9.0 mm
Weight
163 g
133 g
Usable surface
70 %
66 %
Materials
-
-
Resistance
-
-
Colors

Screen

Diagonal
5.3"
4.8"
Type
LCD IPS TFT
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
277 Pixels per inch
306 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes




Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S3
Print 3D Model

Photos

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
CPU
ARM Cortex-A7
ARM Cortex-A9
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.2 GHz
1.4 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
ARM Mali-400 MP4

RAM

RAM
1.5 GB
1 GB

Antutu

Score
17.106
Overall performance better than 11% of devices
19.102
Overall performance better than 18% of devices

Storage

Capacity
8 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 5.5-6.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Geomagnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.409 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Sony IMX175
Type
Unknown
CMOS BSI
Aperture
Unknow
f/2.6
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
1.9 Mpx
1.9 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
-
-

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • AVDTP (Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BNEP (Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SDP (Service Discovery Protocol)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

--
0.342 W/Kg on head
0.547 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

--
0.628 W/Kg on head
1.584 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2600 mAh
2100 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Removable
Removable
Wireless charging

Software

Operating System
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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