The long wait is over: The Samsung Galaxy S III has finally arrived. But how does it stack up against other top smartphones that have already been outed? We've listed a full rundown of specs right here, so you can make an informed decision about whether or not it's worth it to spring for this slick new phone.
|Samsung Galaxy S III||HTC One X||Apple iPhone 4S|
|Availablity||Available May 29th in Europe (HSPA+ version),LTE version available later(June for the US)||AT&T, May 6, $199||AT&T / Verizon / Sprint, Available Now,$199|
|Colors||Marble white, Pebble blue||White||Black, White|
|Operating System||Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)with TouchWiz||Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)with HTC Sense 4||iOS 5|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.4Ghz Samsung Exynos||Dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4||Dual-core Apple A5|
|Cellular||HSPA+ 21, LTE expected||LTE and HSPA+||HSPA+ 14.4, CDMA / EDVO Rev. A|
|Storage||16GB / 32GB / 64 GB internal, micro SD expandable||16GB internal||16GB / 32GB / 64GB internal|
|Dimensions (in)||136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6mm||134.6 x 69.9 x 8.9mm||115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm|
|Display Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels, 306 ppi||1280 x 720 pixels, 316 ppi||960 x 640 pixels, 326 ppi|
|Display Technology||HD Super AMOLED||Super LCD 2||IPS LCD|
|Back Camera||8-megapixel||8-megapixel, f/2.0||8-megapixel, f/2.4|
|Battery||2,100 mAh||1,800 mAh||1,420 mAh|
So there you have it. It's worth considering that raw specs shouldn't be your only factor in selecting a smartphone, but either way, Samsung's newest flagship device keeps right in step with the competition, and even outdoes them in other ways.