Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Droid 4

Top 30 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Motorola Droid 4

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More battery power
2100 mAh
vs
1750 mAh
20% more battery power
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Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
2.33x faster CPU clock speed
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Higher pixel density
306 ppi
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275 ppi
11.27% higher pixel density
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Significantly higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
960x540 px
1.78x 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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Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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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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Notably thinner
8.6 mm
vs
12.7 mm
4.10 mm thinner
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
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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Noticeably faster uploads
5.76 MBits/s
vs
3.1 MBits/s
1.86x faster uploads
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Much lighter
133 g
vs
178.9 g
45.90 g lighter
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Explicitly smaller semiconductor size
32 nm
vs
45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
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Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
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 video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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Noticeably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.55 W/kg
vs
0.7 W/kg
0.15 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 built-in HDR mode
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
vs
No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Has manual white balance
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
vs
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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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
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
vs
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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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
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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).

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Motorola Droid 4 because...

Yes
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No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Motorola Droid 4

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Every pixel has three subpixels
Yes
vs
No
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.
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Direct updates by OS vendor
Yes
vs
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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Notably faster downloads
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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Has a HDMI output
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Appreciably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.58 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.91 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 QWERTY keyboard
Yes
vs
No
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.
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Narrower
67.3 mm
vs
70.6 mm
3.30 mm narrower
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Marginally less body volume
81.3 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
2.02% less body volume
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Shorter
127 mm
vs
136.6 mm
9.60 mm shorter

Motorola Droid 4 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

Yes
vs
No

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