If you’re looking for a smartphone with a large and bright screen, then choose the Galaxy Grand DUOS, which is smaller than the Note 2 and larger than the S3. As for the S3, although it received some complaints regarding the S Voice app not being optimized, still remains one of the best smartphones manufactured by Samsung. In this article, we’ll compare both devices to see which one is better for you.
Displays and designs
Supporting a resolution of 480×800 pixels, the Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS is equipped with a 5 inch TFT capacitive touch screen. Although it has a smaller display (a 4.8 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen), the Galaxy S3 supports a higher resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels.
The Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS is weighting 162 grams and measures: 143.5×76.9×9.6 mm, while the Galaxy S3 is lighter, weighting almost 30 grams less, but it’s smaller also, measuring: 136.6×70.6×8.6 mm.
Hardware and operating systems
The Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS has a 1.2 GHz dual core cortex A9 processor and only one variant of internal memory – 8 GB, expandable by up to 64 GB.
The Galaxy S3 has a more powerful processor – a 1.4 GHz quad core cortex A9 processor, and it’s equipped with an Exynos 4412 Quad chipset. There are three variants of internal memories – 16 GB and 32 GB – which are expandable by up to 64 GB, and a 64 GB variant.
These are both Android smartphones and have 1 GB of RAM, only that the Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS runs on the Jelly Bean o.s., while the Galaxy S3 is running on the Ice Cream Sandwich o.s., which is upgradeable to the Jelly Bean version.
Both devices have an 8 MP primary camera (autofocus + LED flash), but the Grand DUOS has also a 2 MP secondary camera, whereas the Galaxy S3 has a 1.9 MP secondary camera.
You can talk over 10 hours on the Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS, which is equipped with a Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. The Galaxy S3 has the same battery, but it allows you to talk more than 11 hours and a half on the phone.
On amazon.com, the Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS costs 265 dollars, while the Galaxy S3 16 GB variant can be bought at the price of 312 dollars.
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