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Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305 phones. Which is the best phone?

Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 XCompare Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ X

15 Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB vs 10 Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305

Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB





32bit Octa


(Non removable)

Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305





32bit Quad



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

15 Advantages Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GB

One Touch Idol X+ 16GBvsGalaxy S3 GT-i9305
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 32bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (12GB user available)vs16GB (11GB user available)
130 grams (4.55 ounces)vs131 grams (4.59 ounces)
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPIvs306 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 13.1 megapixelsvs(back) 8 megapixels
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.6 (aperture)
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2.1 megapixelsvs(front) 2 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.4.2 KitKat is newer and saferAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatvsAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2500 mAhvs2100 mAh
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDSvsNot supported

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305

Galaxy S3 GT-i9305vsOne Touch Idol X+ 16GB
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightnessBSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceBarometervsNot supported
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported

25 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking2GB LPDDR3
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo only main camera
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellation
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNA
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBMicroUSB 2.0
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla Glass 2

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
ModelOne Touch Idol X+ 16GBGalaxy S3 GT-i9305
Also known asAlcatel One Touch Idol X Plus, Alcatel Idol X+ 6043D DualSimSamsung Galaxy S3 4G LTE i9305, Samsung GT-i9305
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredLatin AmericaSaudi ArabiaBrazilEuropeHong KongNew ZealandPakistanSingaporeVarious (International)
Release dateFebruary, 2014October, 2012
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 140.4 millimeters (2.72 x 5.53 in)70.6 x 136.6 millimeters (2.78 x 5.38 in)
Weight130 grams (4.55 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Operating systemAndroid 4.2.1 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
HardwareAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Architecture - Chipset32bit - MediaTek MT659232bit - Samsung Exynos 4412
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A71.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A9 MPcore
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-450 MP4ARM Mali-400
Internal storage16GB (12GB user available)16GB (11GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI306 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2Gorilla Glass 2
Mobile networks and dataAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 800/1800/2600
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload42/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Main camera13.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4208x3120 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Front camera2.1 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
RadioFM with RDSNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoSupported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Super panorama photo
- HiFi sound with JBL earphones
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Pebble blue, Marble white
- S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- USB On-the-go support
- Smart Stay eye tracking
- Touch Focus
- TouchWiz with Motion UX
- Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot
Power supply and autonomyAlcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh2100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredEB-L1G6LLU
Talk time720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days30600 minutes | 510 hours | 21.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Alcatel One Touch Idol X+ 16GBSamsung Galaxy S3 GT-i9305
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.45 W/Kg (head) | 0.87 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.244 W/Kg (head) | 0.237 W/Kg (body)

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