The new Samsung Galaxy S3 appears to be impressive with a large screen, super-fast processor, and internal storage variants. Without doubt, the device has been the most hyped smartphone which made its debut with striking special features like Smart Stay, Direct Call, Smart Alert, Social Tag and S Voice. Samsung's S voice could be a challenger to Apple's Siri, with its great functionality to respond to users. In addition, its new pop-up play feature will allow users to watch HD videos even during sending e-mail or texting. It includes S Beam which lets the users to share the content by placing the two enabled devices back to back by using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
On the other hand, the Motorola Razr Maxx packs a powerful battery. According to Android Authority, the UK online store Clove has confirmed to ship the smartphone starting 18 May. The smartphone comes with a price tag of £359. It comes preloaded with the MotoCast app which offers the power to stream or download content from any place and anytime directly to your device. It is made up of KEVLAR fibre and Corning Gorilla Glass which defends the screen from scratches and scrapes.
Here is a rundown of how the smartphones stack up:
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Display
The new Samsung smartphone comes with a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Its 4.8in screen includes Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and TouchWiz 4.0 User Interface. The new Corning Gorilla Glass 2 is scratch- resistant and ensures up to 20 per cent reduction in terms of thickness.
In comparison, the Motorola Razr Maxx touts a Super AMOLED Advanced capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The 4.3in screen offers Corning Gorilla Glass.
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Processor
The Galaxy S3 is powered by a 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 quad-core CPU and Exynos 4212 quad chipset. It packs Mali 400MP GPU which offers complete graphics acceleration platform, minimises heat dissipation and maximises battery life.
In contrast, the Razr Maxx is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor.
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Camera
Both smartphones have an eight megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus, LED flash, geo-tagging and image stabilisation. Users are allowed to capture videos of 1080p.
The Samsung smartphone offers support to a secondary camera of a whopping 1.9 megapixel, while the Motorola smartphone has a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Operating System
The Samsung smartphone runs on the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
The Motorola smartphone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS. It could be upgradeable to Android 4.0 ICS.
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Storage
The Galaxy S3 includes internal storage options of 16/32/64GB and 1GB RAM. It has a microSD card slot which is expandable up to 64GB.
The Razr Maxx comes with a 16GB of internal storage and 1GB RAM. It comprises a microSD card with an additional memory of 32GB.
Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Motorola Razr Maxx: Battery
The Galaxy S3 packs a Li-Ion 2100mAh standard battery.
The Razr Maxx boasts of a powerful Li-Ion 3300mAh standard battery which allows for talk time of up to 17.6 hours. It allows for stand by time of up to 607 hours.