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Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GB 03 vs 23 Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T phones. Which is the best phone?


What is the best phone?

The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T

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03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GB

Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GB vs Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
131 grams (4.59 ounces) vs 134 grams (4.69 ounces)
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
550 hours vs 199 hours
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS vs Not supported

23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T

Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T vs Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1500Mhz 32bits Dual-Core vs 1000Mhz 32bits Single-Core
 3X (times)100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11GB user available) vs 4GB
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches) vs 10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid Super AMOLED vs TFT SuperClear LCD
+Higher resolution screen
720 x 1280 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
306 PPI vs 233 PPI
+Larger screen
4.8" vs 4"
+Higher resolution main camera
8 MegaPixels (7.99) vs 5 MegaPixels (4.92)
Advantage+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash vs Not supported
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera vs Not supported
 5X (times)100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2 MegaPixels (1.92) vs 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
 5X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) vs VGA (720 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean vs Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
+More talk time with your family and friends
8 hours vs 7.5 hours
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G HSUPA
 13X (times)100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable USB micro-B with MHL vs Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 3.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices Supported vs Not supported

17 Common items in both devices

+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium-ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Supported
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Supported
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS and GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 a/b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device Supported
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML / HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Gorilla Glass / Gorilla Glass 2

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Model and Physical Features Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Brand SamsungSamsung
Model Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBGalaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Also known as Samsung Galaxy SL i9003, Samsung GT-i9003 Galaxy SLAT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 i747 4G LTE, Samsung Galaxy S III
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredUSA
Release Date March, 2011June, 2012
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height) 64.2 x 123.7 millimeters (2.53 x 4.87 in)70.6 x 136.6 millimeters (2.78 x 5.38 in)
Weight 131 grams (4.59 ounces)134 grams (4.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Operating System Android 2.2.1 FroyoAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware update Android 2.3.6 GingerbreadAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Chipset and Hardware Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
CPU / Processor T.I. OMAP 3630 / ARM Cortex-A8Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260A / Krait
Processor Clock / Cores 1000Mhz 32bits Single-Core1500Mhz 32bits Dual-Core
GPU Graphical Controller PowerVR SGX530Qualcomm Adreno 225
Internal Storage 4GB16GB (11GB user available)
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Mobile Networks and Data Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 slot1 slot
SIM Card Type Standard Mini SIM (2FF)micro SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS 900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
4G Network Not supportedLTE 700/1700/2100
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 7.2 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 5.76 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS with SWYPE
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Screen Inches 4"4.8"
Display Type TFT SuperClear LCDSuper AMOLED
Touchscreen Capacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display Resolution 480 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 233 PPI306 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Gorilla GlassGorilla Glass 2
Digital Camera / Camcorder Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Main Camera 5 MegaPixels (4.92) 8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 2560 x 1920 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash Not supportedLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Smile detection SupportedSupported
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size feature not registered1/3" inches
Aperture F feature not registeredf/2.6
BSI Sensor Not supportedSupported
HDR Not supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) 2 MegaPixels (1.92)
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels1600 x 1200 pixels
Multimedia Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Video Recording VGA (720 x 480 pixels) 30 fps Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera Not supported HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Radio FM with RDSNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, DivX, WMV, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audios formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and Interfaces Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedUSB micro-B with MHL
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC Not supportedSupported
GPS A-GPS and GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
Infrared port feature not registeredNot supported
Other Functions Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Active noise cancellation Not supportedSupported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player SupportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient LightAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black on silver
- Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- HD 720p video recording with update Android
- Colors: Pebble blue, Marble white, Garnet red
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- USB OTG On-the-go
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- TouchWiz with Motion UX
- WiFi hotspot
Power Supply and Autonomy Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - RemovableLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1650 mAh2100 mAh
Battery Model EB575152LUEB-L1G6LLU
Talk Time 450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standby 33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days11940 minutes | 199 hours | 8.3 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 4GBSamsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i747 AT&T
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia 0.336 W/Kg (head) | 0.499 W/Kg (body)0.74 W/Kg (head) | 0.82 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK 0.31 W/Kg (head) | 0.828 W/Kg (body)0.198 W/Kg (head)

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