Samsung Galaxy S3 vs LG Nexus 4
Top 13 Reasons for the
Samsung Galaxy S3
Compared to LG Nexus 4
Marginally bigger screen size
2.13% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
A little lighter
6 g lighter
A little bit thinner
0.50 mm thinner
Has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
Reasonably less body volume
32.63% less body volume
Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than LG Nexus 4 because...
Top 25 Reasons for the
LG Nexus 4
Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3
Slightly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
4 x 1.4 GHz
7.14% faster CPU clock speed
Modestly higher pixel density
3.92% higher pixel density
A lot more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Reasonably higher resolution
6.67% higher resolution
Every pixel has three subpixels
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
Significantly faster downloads
2x faster downloads
Considerably more internal storage
16 GB more internal storage
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Has an IPS screen
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Shoots 360° panorama
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Measurably smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Noticeably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.22 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.
Is a SlimPort device
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
It was made by Google!
Gives it an edge on gapps
1.90 mm narrower
A tad shorter
2.70 mm shorter