Features Key features of the Galaxy S III  vs DEFY XT 

screen size

DEFY XT
3.7"
The pretty large, sharp display with great colors makes reading a joy.
Galaxy S III | by GSM Arena (Jun, 2012)

screen resolution

Galaxy S III
1280 x 720
DEFY XT
854 x 480
Thanks to the latest version of Google Maps, the HD screen is well optimised to show high levels of details, vector-based graphics for easier zooming in and out of places, and has even greater detail than before when it comes to finding out about your surrounding area.
Galaxy S III | by TechRadar (Aug, 2014)

memory

DEFY XT
0.5 GB

processor

Galaxy S III
Dual core
DEFY XT
Single core
That said, the budget brigade are creeping up with quad-core CPU's of their own and are providing more than adequate challenges to the S3.
Galaxy S III | by TechRadar (Aug, 2014)

camera resolution

DEFY XT
5 MP
The back of the Samsung Galaxy S III is where the 8 megapixel FullHD-capable camera lens is located.
Galaxy S III | by GSM Arena (Jun, 2012)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S III

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Store significantly more stuff 32 GB vs 1 GB 32x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes vs No Somewhat common; Share your cellphone's data plan with other devices
Noticeably bigger screen 4.8" vs 3.7" Around 30% bigger screen
Significantly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1 GHz 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 854 x 480 Around 2.2x higher resolution
More battery capacity 2,100 mA·h vs 1,650 mA·h More than 25% more battery capacity
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More RAM 2 GB vs 0.5 GB 4x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
More cores Dual core vs Single core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Quite a bit thinner 8.6 mm vs 12 mm Around 30% thinner
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 854 x 480 @ 30 fps More than 5x higher def video
Sharper screen 305 ppi vs 264 ppi More than 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Better theoretical download speed 20 Mb/s vs 0.01 Mb/s Around 1389x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
View of Motorola DEFY XT

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S III  vs
DEFY XT 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.8" 3.7"
Resolution 1280 x 720 854 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 305 ppi 264 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 2.3.7
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes No
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0

form factor

Galaxy S III  vs
DEFY XT 
Weight 133 g 130 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 12 mm
Size 70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm 58.5 x 115 x 12 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 2 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 1 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 5 MP
Resolution 8 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 854 x 480 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 2G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 552 min 330 min
Standby time 11,952 min 18,000 min
Capacity 2,100 mA·h 1,650 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S III
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