Nokia 808 Pureview vs Samsung Galaxy S3

Top 14 Reasons for the

Nokia 808 Pureview

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
41 MP
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8 MP
5.13x more megapixels (photo)
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
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No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
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Has stereo speakers
Yes
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No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
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No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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Has a brand lens
Yes
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No
The lens is made by a reputable photographic equipment manufacturer, as opposed to a low-cost unbranded lens.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2.4
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2.6
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Has manual exposure
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Has a HDMI output
Yes
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No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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A little lower SAR for body (USA)
1.46 W/kg
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1.49 W/kg
0.03 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Has a built-in FM transmitter
Yes
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No
Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.
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Substantially narrower
60.2 mm
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70.6 mm
10.40 mm narrower
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Shorter
123.9 mm
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136.6 mm
12.70 mm shorter

Nokia 808 Pureview is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

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Top 41 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia 808 Pureview

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Measurably more battery power
2100 mAh
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1400 mAh
1.50x more battery power
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Notably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
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1 x 1.3 GHz
4.31x faster CPU clock speed
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Clearly higher pixel density
306 ppi
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184 ppi
1.66x higher pixel density
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Reasonably more RAM memory
1 GB
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0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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Distinctly higher resolution
1280x720 px
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640x360 px
4x higher resolution
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Bigger screen size
4.8 "
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4 "
20% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
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0.3 MP
6.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Notably faster downloads
21 MBits/s
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14.4 MBits/s
45.83% faster downloads
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Significantly thinner
8.6 mm
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13.9 mm
5.30 mm thinner
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Amply lighter
133 g
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169 g
36 g lighter
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
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3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
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No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
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1.21 W/kg
0.66 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
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Has a gyroscope
Yes
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No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
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Has a built-in HDR mode
Yes
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No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Sizably lower SAR for head (EU)
0.21 W/kg
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1.23 W/kg
1.02 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
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No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
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Free Apps on Google Play
Yes
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No
Free Apps without having to tamper with your phone.
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Has a Super AMOLED Plus
Yes
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No
This screen has better contrast of colours
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Better GPU Mali 400mp
Yes
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No
S3 has Quad core graphics while Z10 has old Adreno 225 GPU.
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It's bigger and lighter
Yes
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No
Easy to navigate around
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 18 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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Supports widgets
Yes
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No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
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No
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
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No
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
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No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
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Has free navigation software
Yes
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No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
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Has free syncing OTA
Yes
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No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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Can be updated over-the-air
Yes
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No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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Copy and paste features in web browser
Yes
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No
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Has a search browser
Yes
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No
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.
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Supports video chat
Yes
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No
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Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
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No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
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No
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Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
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No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
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Sharing menu
Yes
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No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Has turn by turn directions
Yes
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No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Is open source software
Yes
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No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
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Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
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No
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No
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Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
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No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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