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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Top 28 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

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Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
2 x 1.2 GHz
2.33x faster CPU clock speed
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1356
Higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
256 ppi
19.53% higher pixel density
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1056
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.8 "
vs
4.3 "
11.63% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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965
Significantly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
960x540 px
1.78x higher resolution
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691
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1.3 MP
46.15% more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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517
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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388
Modestly lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
145 g
12 g lighter
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369
Somewhat thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9 mm
0.40 mm thinner
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348
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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186
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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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169
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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151
Vastly faster uploads
Comment
5.76 MBits/s
vs
3.1 MBits/s
1.86x faster uploads
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144
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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139
Noticeably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
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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132
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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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114
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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110
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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102
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
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94
Considerably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.45 W/kg
0.90 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
Comment
Yes
vs
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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49
Has manual white balance
Comment
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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Supports NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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83
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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63
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Samsung Exynos 4412
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Samsung Exynos 4412
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74
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
ARM Cortex-A9
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for ARM Cortex-A9
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49
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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45
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
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43
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

Samsung Galaxy S3 is better than Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX because...

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Top Eight Reasons for the

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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Notably more battery power
Comment
3300 mAh
vs
2100 mAh
1.57x more battery power
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449
Clearly faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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107
Explicitly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.71 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.78 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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91
Has a HDMI output
Comment
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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A bit narrower
Comment
68.9 mm
vs
70.6 mm
1.70 mm narrower
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A tad less body volume
Comment
81 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
2.40% less body volume
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Slightly shorter
Comment
130.7 mm
vs
136.6 mm
5.90 mm shorter
Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.0.3–4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (API level 15)
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Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

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