PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S3 Neo vs Galaxy Grand 2


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Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time, Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity


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Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S3 Neo vs Grand 2

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Lighter 132 g vs 163 g Around 20% lighter
Store slightly more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Back view of Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2

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More battery capacity 2,600 mA·h vs 2,100 mA·h Around 25% more battery capacity
Bigger screen 5.2" vs 4.8" Around 10% bigger screen
Better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 21.1 Mb/s 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy S3 Neo  vs
Grand 2 
Size 4.8" 5.2"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 305 ppi 282 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Quad core
RAM 1.5 GB 1.5 GB
Internal storage 16 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 1.9 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 840 min 1,020 min
Standby time (3G) 20,448 min 22,176 min
Capacity 2,100 mA·h 2,600 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy S3 Neo  vs
Grand 2 
Weight 132 g 163 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 8.9 mm
Size 70.8 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm 75.3 x 146.8 x 8.9 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.4.4 Android 4.4.2
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 S3 Neo
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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
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