Difference Between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3


Samsung is one of the most popular and reputed brand which has been very much appreciating when it comes to the Android phones. Even having the competitors like Nokia and Apple but still Samsung has been able to capture its own market and audience. Samsung Galaxy S3 was a big hit in the history of Android phones which defeated and broke all the records but after the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S4 the Samsung became even more popular and desirable. So what are the main Difference Between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3 Here is the comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Samsung Galaxy S4 is being listed in the below comparison table;

Difference Between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3

Features Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung Galaxy S4
Launch Date May 2012 Q2 of 2013
Company Samsung Corporation Samsung Corporation
Size 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm 136.6×69.8×7.9mm
Display 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED 4.99 inches Full HD Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen
Screen 1280×720 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 PPI pixel density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 2,

Oleo phobic fingerprint-resistant coating.

Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Weight 133 g 130 g
2G Network 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network (HSPA? 21Mbps): 850/900/1900/2100 MHz HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE availability depends on the market. LTE availability depends on the market.
GUI Touch Wiz “Nature UX” Touch Wiz UI
CPU speed Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 5 processors / 1.9 GHz Snapdragon Fusion Pro quad-Core processors depending on the market.
GPU Mali-400MP Power VR SGX 544MP3
OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradeable to 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android 4.2.2  (Jelly Bean)
Chipset Exynos 4412 Quad Exynos 5 Octa 5410
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
SIM Size Micro SIM Micro SIM
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB (The 64GB model has been discontinued) 16/32/64 GB
Expandable Memory Micro SD up to 64 GB Expandable up to 64 GB
Sensors Accelerometer, RGB light, digital compass, proximity, gyro, barometer Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Connectivity WiFi a/b/g/n, WiFi HT40, GPS/GLONASS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0(LE), micro USB v2.0, USB On-the-go, wireless charging. Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE, micro USB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Data GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC and USB. GPRS, EDGE, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB, NFC, Infrared port.
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, EDR. Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0; USB On-the-go. Micro USB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host
Primary Camera 8 megapixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BSI. 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera 1.9 Mega pixel camera, HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BSI 2 MP, zero shutter lag, BIS
Video 1080p@30fps, zero shutter lag. 1080p@30fps HD video
Camera Features Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization. Burst shot & Best photo, Recording snapshot, HDR. Dual camera, sound & shot, drama shot, group play, story album, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, HDR, Cinema Photo, Eraser mode
Sound Enhancement Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. TBA
Audio supported formats Audio Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC plus/eAAC plus, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X. MP3/WAV/eAAC plus /AC3/FLAC player
Video supported formats Video Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, Div X, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, And Sorenson Spark Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p). MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
Battery Capacity 2100 m Ah battery Removable Li-on 2,600 m Ah battery
Available Colors Pebble blue, Marble white, Amber brown, Garnet red, Sapphire black, Titanium grey, La Fleur Black Mist and White Frost
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS, MS Exchange
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS TBA
GPS A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java Java MIDP emulator Yes
Additional Features
  • Voice natural language commands and dictation
  • Smart Stay eye tracking
  • Drop box (50 GB storage)
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • SNS integration
  • MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
  • MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
  • Google Search
  • Maps
  • Gmail
  • YouTube
  • Calendar
  • Google Talk
  • Picasa
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Skype)
  • Air Wave
  • Tilt
  • Smart Scroll
  • Smart Pause
  • Integrated Optical Reader
  • S Health
  • S Translator
  • S Voice assistant
  • S Memo note apps
  • Galaxy S Voice Drive
  • Drop box (50 GB storage)
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
  • SNS integration
  • Organizer
  • Image/video editor
  • Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
  • Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Picasa
  • Voice memo/dial/commands
  • Predictive text input (Skype)

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