Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Top 29 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

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Appreciably 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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Higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
256 ppi
19.53% higher pixel density
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Bigger screen size
Comment
4.8 "
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4.3 "
11.63% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
960x540 px
1.78x higher resolution
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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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Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Somewhat lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
145 g
12 g lighter
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Modestly thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
9 mm
0.40 mm thinner
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Has NFC
Comment
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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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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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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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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Clearly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
32 nm
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45 nm
13 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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Clearly faster uploads
Comment
5.76 MBits/s
vs
3.1 MBits/s
1.86x faster uploads
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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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Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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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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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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Distinctly 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 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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Good pic capture at night
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has better camera at night
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Zero Shutter Lag
Comment
Yes
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No
This means photos are much more sharper and can be taken in less than 0.5 seconds
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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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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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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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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Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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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.
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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).

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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Measurably faster downloads
Comment
42 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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Marginally narrower
Comment
68.9 mm
vs
70.6 mm
1.70 mm narrower
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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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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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Somewhat shorter
Comment
130.7 mm
vs
136.6 mm
5.90 mm shorter
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A little bit less body volume
Comment
81 cm³
vs
82.94 cm³
2.40% less body volume
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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