Features Key features of the Galaxy S III  vs Ring 

screen size

And when it comes to its size, we definitely appreciate having a big screen, but 4.8” is really an overkill.
Galaxy S III | by PhoneArena (May, 2012)

screen resolution

Galaxy S III
1280 x 720
Galaxy Ring
800 x 480
For a company that, just a few years ago, was seemingly haphazardly throwing together user interfaces we're incredibly impressed with the level of detail offered from this area.
Galaxy S III | by TechRadar (Jun, 2013)

memory

processor

Galaxy S III
Dual core
Galaxy Ring
Single core
Curiously enough, the US Galaxy III beat the quad-core sporting I9300, but fell behind HTC's offerings.
Galaxy S III | by GSM Arena (Jun, 2012)

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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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Much newer operating system Android 4.0.4 vs Android 4.1 Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Records significantly higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ Unknown 67.5x higher def video
Bigger screen 4.8" vs 4" Around 20% bigger screen
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 800 x 480 Around 2.5x higher resolution
Sharper screen 305 ppi vs 233 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Store more stuff 16 GB vs 4 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
More battery capacity 2,100 mA·h vs 1,750 mA·h 20% more battery capacity
Quite a bit thinner 8.6 mm vs 12 mm Around 30% thinner
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Longer talk time 900 min vs 480 min Around 90% longer talk time; go days without charging
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
Slightly faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.4 GHz More than 5% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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 16 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 900 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 71 x 137 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 4.0.4 Android 4.1
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support Yes 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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