The new Samsung Galaxy S3 bumps up with amazing features such as S voice, smart alert, smart stay, social tag and direct call.

The S voice allows users to access anything through voice commands. The direct call feature appears to be interesting. If the user is reading a friend's message and would wish to talk to him/her, then the user can simply lift the phone to his ear and the device will dial the number automatically. The smart stay feature allows the phone to stay awake when it senses that a user is looking at it.

On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G enables blazingly fast speed while browsing or downloading games. The device seems perfect for business professionals. It provides on-device encryption that will protect the sensitive data. In addition, it features voice talk which will offer turn-by-turn directions without typing.

Check out how the smartphones stack up:


The Galaxy S3 flaunts a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Its 4.8in screen integrates Corning Gorilla Glass 2 which is 20 percent thinner and provides better touch responsiveness. It includes TouchWiz 4.0 User Interface (UI).

In comparison, the Galaxy S Blaze 4G comes with a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. The Galaxy S3 is the clear winner.


Undoubtedly, the Galaxy S3's processor outshines the Galaxy S Blaze 4G. Since, it is powered by a 1.4GHz Cortex-A9 quad-core CPU and Exynos 4212 quad chipset. It includes Mali 400 MP which reduces memory bandwidth overhead, maximises battery life and minimises heat dissipation.

In contrast, the Galaxy S Blaze 4G is powered by a 1.5GHz Scorpion dual-core CPU and Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset. The Adreno 220 GPU features improved level of 3D graphics.


The Galaxy S3 boasts an eight megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. The features include auto-focus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face and smile detection and image stabilisation. Users are allowed to record video of 1080p.

The Galaxy S Blaze 4G comes with a five megapixels rear-facing camera with auto-focus and LED flash. It offers video recording of 720p and a secondary camera of 1.3 megapixels for video chats.

Clearly, the Galaxy S3 beats the Galaxy S Blaze 4G.

Operating System

The Galaxy S3 runs on the latest Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) platform. Of course, the ICS features easy multi-tasking, rich notifications, resizable widgets and more.

The Galaxy S Blaze 4G runs on the Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread operating system. Well, again the winner is the Galaxy S3 which is based on latest ICS.


The new Galaxy S3 comprises internal storage options of 16/32/64GB and 1GB RAM. It has a microSD card slot which is expandable up to 64GB.

The Galaxy S Blaze 4G contains onboard storage of 16/32GB and 1GB RAM. It contains a microSD card slot with an additional memory of 32GB.

With support to many versions of internal storage, clearly the Galaxy S3 is the winner.


The Galaxy S3 boasts of Li-Ion 2100mAh standard battery, which beats the Galaxy S Blaze 4G.

But the Galaxy S Blaze 4G comes with a Li-Ion 1750mAh standard battery which allows standby time of up to 230 hours and talk time of up to seven hours.