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Motorola RAZR i XT890 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola RAZR i XT890 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 X Motorola RAZR i XT890 05Points
4.3"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

Single-core

2000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
16Points Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB) Compare Motorola RAZR i XT890 X
4.8"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

2GB
RAM

Dual-core

2100
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)

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RAZR i XT890} 5 Advantages Motorola RAZR i XT890 vs Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)} 16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
+2GHz 32bit Single-core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5GHz 32bit Dual-core
+126 grams (4.41 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs133 grams (4.66 ounces)
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+Android 4.4.2 KitKatAdvantage
Android 4.4.2 KitKat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1GB LPDDR2vs+2GB LPDDR2100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5GB available)vs+16GB (11GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
540x960 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
256 PPIvs+306 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+4.8"12%
Larger screen
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 2MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) HD (1280x720)2 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2000 mAhvs+2100 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster

23 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED Advanced / Super AMOLED
16 million
(back) 8MP
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
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ModelRAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Other model namesMotorola RAZR i XT890, Motorola RAZRi XT890Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-i535, Galaxy S III R530
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date10/2/20127/12/2012
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)60.9 x 122.5 millimeters (2.4 x 4.82 in)70.6 x 136.6 millimeters (2.78 x 5.38 in)
Weight126 grams (4.41 ounces)133 grams (4.66 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED AdvancedSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.3" inches4.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)256 PPI306 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 2
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
System versionAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Chipset32bit: Intel Atom Z276032bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A (28nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 2GHz Saltwell (Single-core)
Dual-core, 1 processor:
2x 1.5GHz Krait (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX540Qualcomm Adreno 225 400Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR22GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)16GB (11GB available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 700/850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, WMV, H.263, H.264MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz)802.11 a/b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Removable)
EB-L1G6LLU
Battery capacity2000 mAh2100 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy10 hours15 hours
Standby288 hours (12 days)200 hours (8.3 days)

➕ Other features

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, White
• Splash-resistant DuPont KEVLAR housing
• Camera takes 10 photos per second
• Motorola SmartActions
• Docking connector
• WiFi hotspot
• HAC (M4/T4)
• Java framework
• Colors: Pebble blue, Marble white
• S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
• USB OTG On-the-go
• Smart Stay eye tracking
• TouchWiz with Motion UX
• WiFi hotspot
• 4G Mobile Hotspot
• Java framework

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola RAZR i XT890Galaxy S3 (SCH-i535 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.39W/kg (head), 0.39W/kg (body)0.48W/kg (head), 1.29W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.088W/kg (head)
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