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Samsung Galaxy S III

16 GB T-Mobile
SGH-T999
Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Samsung Galaxy S III
Global Score
7.317.27
Basic Information
SonySamsung
Android 5.0Android 4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4
2015-08-032012-06-04
6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 inches5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches
6.60 ounces4.69 ounces
Black, Green and WhiteBlack, Blue and White
--Polycarbonate
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 450.00 at Amazon$ 179.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
6 inches4.8 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
367 pixels per inch306 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.57.1
Performance
Mediatek MT6752 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960 chipset
ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 1700 MHz) processorKrait (Dual-Core 1500 MHz) processor
2 GB (800 MHz) RAM2 GB (500 MHz) RAM
ARM Mali-T760 MP2 GPUAdreno 225 (400 MHz) GPU
7.027.65
Storage
16 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 200 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.463.5
Camera
13.00 MP + 13.00 MP8.00 MP + 1.90 MP
--f/2.60 aperture
--0.33 inches (1/3") sensor
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution
6.67.26
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMHSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIM, Dual SIMMicro SIM
9.45.4
Battery Life
2930mAh Battery2100mAh Li-Ion Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
714 hours standby time
14.4 hours talk time
200 hours standby time
10 hours talk time
4.84.4
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Xperia C5 Ultra is just a bit better than Galaxy S III, with a score of 7.31 against 7.27. The Xperia C5 Ultra body is way newer and just a little thinner than the Galaxy S III's, but it is extremely heavier. These devices have Android OS, but the Xperia C5 Ultra has a newer 5.0 version and Galaxy S III has Android 4.3 version, counting with a couple additional features and some performance improvements.

Samsung Galaxy S III has a bit better CPU than Xperia C5 Ultra, and although they both have a 2 GB RAM, the Samsung Galaxy S III also has a greater number of cores and an additional graphics processor. Xperia C5 Ultra has a slightly better screen than Samsung Galaxy S III, because it has a little bit higher pixel density, a larger display and a way higher resolution of 1920 x 1080.

The Galaxy S III features a bit bigger memory to store more games and applications than Sony Xperia C5 Ultra, although it has a slot for an SD memory card that allows 136 GB smaller, they both have equal 16 GB internal storage capacity. The Samsung Galaxy S III takes much clearer videos and photos than Xperia C5 Ultra, although it has a camera with a lot worse 8 MP resolution and a lower video definition.

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra has a little better battery life than Galaxy S III, because it has a 40% bigger battery size.

Although Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is a better device, it costs a lot more money than the Samsung Galaxy S III, and it doesn't have such a good price and quality relation as the Samsung Galaxy S III. So if you want that extra specs, you can buy the Sony Xperia C5 Ultra, but if you don't you can save some dollars and buy the Samsung Galaxy S III, letting go some specifications.