PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S III vs Galaxy Grand


Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, BrowserMark and Sunspider 0.9.1


3D and 2D graphics

GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

GLBenchmark 2.5 Battery, Standby time and Battery capacity


How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

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PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Grand 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy Grand  based on its battery life.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S III vs Grand

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S III
3.8 fps
Galaxy Grand
2.7 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

Galaxy S III
13.7 fps
Galaxy Grand
12.3 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 battery Battery life for 3D graphics apps

Galaxy S III
166 min
Galaxy Grand
287 min

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S III

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S III

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Sharper screen 305 ppi vs 186 ppi Around 65% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 133 g vs 162 g Around 20% lighter
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 800 x 480 Around 2.5x higher resolution
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Thinner 8.6 mm vs 9.6 mm More than 10% thinner
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Longer standby time 26,352 min vs 11,952 min Around 2.2x longer standby time
Slightly bigger screen 5" vs 4.8" Around 5% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S III  vs Grand 

When you combine the screen's vividness with the great contrast (black color that is completely black, not just very dark gray, as in LCD displays), multimedia consumption does get much more enjoyable, compared to the LCD experience.
Galaxy S III

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S III  vs
Size 4.8" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 305 ppi 186 ppi


Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
Internal storage 32 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (21.1 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Standby time 11,952 min 26,352 min
Capacity 2,100 mA·h 2,100 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S III  vs
Weight 133 g 162 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 9.6 mm
Size 70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm 76.9 x 143.5 x 9.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 4.3 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy S III
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