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Beast wars: Samsung Galaxy S III takes on the HTC One X and the Galaxy Nexus

Eager to continue the success of the Galaxy S II, Samsung has loaded its successor, the Galaxy S III, with everything latest and greatest in the mobile world.

But to get on the smartphone throne the new Samsung flagship will need to outdo the current kings of the hill – the HTC One X and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. All of them have HD screens and run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and they are all after your hard-earned cash. Here’s how they stack up.


 
Samsung Galaxy S III
HTC One X
Samsung Galaxy Nexus
OS
Android 4.0

Ice Cream Sandwich

with TouchWiz UI v4.0
Android 4.0

Ice Cream Sandwich

with HTC Sense UI v4.0
Android 4.0

Ice Cream Sandwich
Vanilla
Display
4.8-inch
HD Super AMOLED
4.7-inch
Super IPS LCD2
4.65-inch
Super AMOLED
Resolution
HD (720 x 1280)
HD (720 x 1280)
HD (720 x 1280)
Height

Width

Thickness



136.6mm
70.6mm
8.6mm
134.4mm
69.9mm
8.9mm
135.5mm
67.8mm
8.9mm
Weight
133 grams
130 grams
135 grams
Processor
1.4GHz quad-core
processor

Exynos 4212 
1.5GHz quad-core
Cortex-A9 processor

Tegra 3chipset
1.2GHz dual-core
Cortex-A9 processor
TI OMAP 4460 chipset
RAM
1GB
1GB
1GB
Storage
16GB / 32GB / 64GB
32GB
16GB / 32GB
microSD card slot
Yes, up to 32GB
No
No
Primary camera
8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus
8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels,

autofocus
5 MP, 2592×1944 pixels,

autofocus
Primary camera extras
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, LED flash, Simultaneous HD video and image recording
Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, LED flash
Touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, LED flash
Front camera
1.9MP
720p@30fps

1.3MP
720p@30fps
1.3MP
720p@30fps
Battery
2100 mAh
1800 mAh
1750 mAh
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Network
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
GSM/EDGE/GPRS
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 900/1700/2100
GSM/EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900M
HSDPA 900 / 2100
LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
USB
Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
Bluetooth
Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
3.0 + HS
NFC
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sensors
Gyroscope, G-Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Gyroscope, G-Sensor, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Barometer
Availability
May, 2012
Currently available
Currently available

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