Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S3
- Huawei Ascend Y541
- HTC EVO 3D CDMA

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy S3Huawei Ascend Y541HTC EVO 3D CDMA
Samsung Galaxy S3
Prices
Huawei Ascend Y541HTC EVO 3D CDMA
Model aliasGalaxy S III
GT-I9300
I9300
-Shooter
EVO V 4G

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width70.6 mm
7.06 cm
0.232 ft
2.78 in
66.7 mm
6.67 cm
0.219 ft
2.626 in
66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
Height136.6 mm
13.66 cm
0.448 ft
5.378 in
134.3 mm
13.43 cm
0.441 ft
5.287 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
11.9 mm
1.19 cm
0.039 ft
0.469 in
Weight133 g
0.29 lbs
4.69 oz
141 g
0.31 lbs
4.99 oz
170 g
0.38 lbs
6 oz
Volume82.94 cm³
5.04 in³
89.58 cm³
5.44 in³
99.75 cm³
6.06 in³
ColorsWhite
Blue
Brown
Red
Black
Gray
Black-
Body materialsPlasticPlastic-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMini-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards121
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
-
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class 12
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
WiMax

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKatAndroid 2.3.x Gingerbread
User interface (UI)-Emotion 3.0 Lite-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412Spreadtrum SC7731GQualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
Process technology32 nm28 nm45 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A9ARM Cortex-A7Scorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores442
CPU frequency1400 MHz1200 MHz1200 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP4ARM Mali-400 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 220
GPU cores42-
GPU frequency440 MHz400 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2-LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channel-Single channel
RAM frequency400 MHz-333 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
8 GB4 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologySuper AMOLEDTFT3D Super LCD
Diagonal size4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.35 in
59.77 mm
5.98 cm
2.32 in
58.81 mm
5.88 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height4.18 in
106.26 mm
10.63 cm
3.86 in
98.01 mm
9.8 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density306 ppi
120 ppcm
207 ppi
81 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.07 %64.55 %61.01 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 2-Corning Gorilla Glass
3D - Parallax barrier (Glasses-free)

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS-
Sensor size4.6 x 3.45 mm
0.23 in
--
Pixel size1.409 µm
0.001409 mm
--
Crop factor7.52--
Aperturef/2.6--
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Geotagging
White balance settings
Scene mode
--Stereoscopic photos - 2MP

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Image resolution-1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
-
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video FPS30 fps--
1.9 MP-1.3 MP

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
--WiMAX 802.16e

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.03.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
EDR
GAVDP
GAP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SDP
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
EDR
FTP
GAVDP
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
OPP
PBAP
SPP
SDP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
Flash

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WMA
AMR-NB
AC-3
apt-X
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsDivX
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
VC-1
VP8
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MP4
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2100 mAh1730 mAh1730 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
-6 h
360 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time330 h
19800 min
13.8 days
-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
3G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-6 h
360 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time330 h
19800 min
13.8 days
-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
FeaturesWireless charging
Removable
RemovableRemovable
Wireless charging - optional--

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.342 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)0.547 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)0.628 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)1.584 W/kg--
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