Compare Samsung Galaxy S3 versus HTC droid DNAWe will be comparing both the phones on the various aspects such as display, design, CPU chipset, camera, camera features, internal & expandable memory and battery life to determine which one is the best overall as a smartphone.
DisplayThe Droid DNA has a display of 5 inches, a first in any HTC phone till date. The Galaxy S3's screen is of a slightly smaller form – 4.8 inches.The Droid DNA's screen has a quite a bit more sharpness than the Samsung I9300 Galaxy S3’s screen simply because of the resolution of the screen. The DNA offers an astounding 441 ppi and has display resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. On the other hand, Galaxy S3's display is at 306 ppi with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. Both the display screens are protected by Corning's Gorilla glass, which is another plus point for the smart phones.
DesignSamsung I9300 Galaxy S3 has a thickness of 8.6 (5.38 mm and has footprint dimensions of 136.6 x 70.6mm. Samsung I9300 Galaxy S3 is a lightweight phone, weighing mere 133 grams, while the Droid DNA weighs 138 grams. The S3 features a single hardware button whereas the HTC Droid DNA has none. Both the cellphones have 3.5 Audio jack to connect headphones. Both Gadgets support all the common functionality such as multi-touch, gyroscope, accelerometer etc.
Processor & OSBoth phones - Samsung Galaxy S3 & Droid DNA contain identical Quad-core processors which is are both at the peak. Galaxy S3's processor runs with a Exynos 4412 Quad chipset where as Droid DNA contains a Qualcomm MDM615m/APQ8064 chipset. Samsung Galaxy S3 has the Android OS with version v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich). This Operating System is upgradeable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Its competitor, HTC Droid DNA has the Android OS with version v4.1 (Jelly Bean). This Operating System is upgradeable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean).
MemoryThe Samsung Galaxy S3 houses 16/32/64 GB storage internal space and 1 GB RAM. The Droid DNA has 16 GB (11 GB user available) storage Memory and loaded with 2 GB RAM. Galaxy S3's memory is expandable up to 64 GB using microSD and one of the disadvantages of the HTC Droid DNA is that there is no provision to add microSD card.
CameraBoth phones are equipped with 8 MP shooters in the rear. Both the smart phones have auto focus as well as LED flash which comes handy when you need to take pictures in low light. Both the phones have secondary camera which is great advantage for tho who love to make video calls & use Skype. Both the Phones are capable of shooting great videos at 1080p@30fps(frames per second) & 1080p@30fps respectively.
BatteryAs far as the battery life is concerned, Samsung I9300 Galaxy S3's battery life is much better than DROID DNA's battery life. It is preloaded with a battery of 2100 mAh standard capacity on the other hand, DROID DNA is equipped with standard battery of 2020 mAh capacity. Samsung I9300 Galaxy S3 lasts for maximum 590 hours when 2G is used & lasts for 790 hours when 3G Internet accessed.
Pros & cons of Galaxy S3 & Droid DNAGalaxy S3 is awesome phone with great features. Droid DNA has bigger LCD3 screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution which is best in the segment. Droid DNA lacks the MicroSD card which is a major flaw. The DNA has 11 GB of internal memory which is not expandable. Galaxy S3 supports internal as well as external memory and lauded the best features like-S Beam,Smart stay, direct call, all share cast.