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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Nokia Lumia 900

Top 37 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S3

Compared to Nokia Lumia 900

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More battery power
Comment
2100 mAh
vs
1830 mAh
14.75% more battery power
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1637
Considerably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.4 GHz
vs
1 x 1.4 GHz
4x faster CPU clock speed
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1358
Higher pixel density
Comment
306 ppi
vs
252 ppi
21.43% higher pixel density
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1176
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
1 GB
vs
0.5 GB
0.50 GB more RAM memory
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1057
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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966
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
800x480 px
2.40x higher resolution
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777
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
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692
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.9 MP
vs
1 MP
1.90x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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518
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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390
Lighter
Comment
133 g
vs
159 g
26 g lighter
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371
Plenty thinner
Comment
8.6 mm
vs
11.4 mm
2.80 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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331
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
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326
Explicitly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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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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162
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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139
Clearly 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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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
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.55 W/kg
vs
1.29 W/kg
0.74 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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75
Considerably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.21 W/kg
vs
1.33 W/kg
1.12 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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5
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.
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-133
Modestly less body volume
Comment
82.94 cm³
vs
90 cm³
8.51% less body volume
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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226
The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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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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80
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
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74
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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66
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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35
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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31
Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
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.
anonymous
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 Nokia Lumia 900 because...

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vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 900

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S3

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495
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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.
anonymous
450
Substantially faster downloads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
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326
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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324
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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235
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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152
Clearly faster uploads
Comment
25 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
4.34x faster uploads
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108
Clearly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.95 W/kg
vs
1.49 W/kg
0.54 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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-62
A little bit narrower
Comment
68.6 mm
vs
70.6 mm
2 mm narrower
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-157
Shorter
Comment
127.8 mm
vs
136.6 mm
8.80 mm shorter

Nokia Lumia 900 is better than Samsung Galaxy S3 because...

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vs
No

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