Features Key features of the Galaxy S III  vs Ring 

screen size

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
Galaxy Ring
800 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

processor

Galaxy S III
Dual core
Galaxy Ring
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

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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Samsung Galaxy S III

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Store significantly more stuff 32 GB vs 4 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Bigger screen 4.8" vs 4" Around 20% bigger screen
Sharper screen 305 ppi vs 233 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 800 x 480 Around 2.5x higher resolution
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ Unknown 67.5x higher def video
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
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
More battery capacity 2,100 mA·h vs 1,750 mA·h 20% more battery capacity
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
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
Back view of Samsung Galaxy Ring

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Significantly lighter 96 g vs 133 g Around 30% lighter
Longer standby time 29,376 min vs 11,952 min Around 2.5x longer standby time

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S III  vs
Ring 
Size 4.8" 4"
Resolution 1280 x 720 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 305 ppi 233 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.4 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Single core
RAM 2 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 32 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats
microSDXC
SDXC
microSD
SDHC
microSDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 5 MP
Resolution 8 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ Unknown

cellular

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

battery

Talk time 552 min 480 min
Standby time 11,952 min 29,376 min
Capacity 2,100 mA·h 1,750 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S III  vs
Ring 
Weight 133 g 96 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 12 mm
Size 70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm 63 x 123 x 12 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.1
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 Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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