What are the great and not-so-great aspects of the Galaxy S Duos 3? We reviewed this device from the perspectives of portability and performance.

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:46:07, Updated date: 04/04/2020, 09:52:04

An examination of the advantages and disadvantages of the specs and capabilities of the Galaxy S Duos 3. How highly does it rate in terms of accessibility and performance in comparison with other smartphone? We reviewed the Galaxy S Duos 3 to see if it was a good buy.

Galaxy S Duos 3's features, performance, reviews

Galaxy S Duos 3's size

The Galaxy S Duos 3 has a width of 24.8 in (62.9 mm), a length of 47.8 in (121.4 mm), and a thickness of 4.3 in (10.8 mm).Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger.In addition, the weight of the Galaxy S Duos 3 is about 4.4 oz (124 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless, and even after using it for a while your hands will not get tired.

Assessing the overall ease of carrying the Galaxy S Duos 3 in terms of size and weight, it will not be a problem for everyday use.

Galaxy S Duos 3's CPU specs

With the 1.2GHz×2.0(Dual core) for processing power, the Galaxy S Duos 3 has low performance, and even for net browsing and Twitter usage you will probably feel a little dissatisfied.

The Galaxy S Duos 3 has only 512.0MB of RAM, quite a small amount. Cases of insufficient RAM occur regularly so even when using light apps there will be instability in operation and jerkiness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Galaxy S Duos 3, it is a low-end smartphone and even in everyday use feels jumpy and jerky. There will probably be a lot of cases when you feel that it is lacking in performance.

Galaxy S Duos 3's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Galaxy S Duos 3 is 4 GB, and if its main use is for texting and social media then there is no problem, but if you plan to use it for things like photography, filming, and games, you should go with one that is a step up.

The Galaxy S Duos 3 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Galaxy S Duos 3's screen

Galaxy S Duos 3 has a 4 inch display.It is a regular size, large enough for normal use. However, some users may feel that a bit more space might be helpful.

In terms of screen quality, Galaxy S Duos 3's screen might appear pixelated when displaying images and videos. It should be good enough for normal use.

Galaxy S Duos 3's camera specs

Galaxy S Duos 3 has a 5 MP main camera, which is a relatively low figure. You will feel a little dissatisfied if you take photos regularly.

Galaxy S Duos 3's battery performance

The battery performance of the Galaxy S Duos 3 is 1500 mAh, which is a relatively small capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Galaxy S Duos 3 is not very good. It is enough to look things up on your phone occasionally, but if you are looking something up for a long time, playing games, or watching videos, you should have a spare mobile battery to be safe.

Galaxy S Duos 3's general rating

The Galaxy S Duos 3 is a budget smartphone. As the main smartphone it is somewhat insufficient, and you should consider a slightly higher-end smartphone if possible. It will be enough for people who use only basic functions such as telephone and internet, or people who do not use smartphones.

Advantages and disadvantages of Galaxy S Duos 3

Advantages of Galaxy S Duos 3

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • It is lightweight and very portable.

Disadvantages of Galaxy S Duos 3

  • It has a low-grade CPU, so you will experience severe stuttering when using an app.
  • It has a relatively low-grade rear camera, and it is not suited to taking photos for posting on SNS.

Comparing the specifications of Galaxy S Duos 3 against similar products.

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Galaxy S Duos 3

27.5-

GALAXY S5 ACTIVE SC-02G docomo

68.8

GALAXY Note Edge SC-01G docomo

68.8

GALAXY Note Edge SCL24 au

68.8

Galaxy Young 2

66.4

Galaxy Star 2

5.0

Galaxy Core LTE G386W

27.5

Galaxy Core Prime

27.5

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Galaxy S Duos 3

77.9-Color:Black/Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):24.8 in (62.9 mm) x 47.8 in (121.4 mm) x 4.3 in (10.8 mm), Weight:4.4 oz (124 g)

GALAXY S5 ACTIVE SC-02G docomo

58.0Color:Camo Green/Titanium Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.1 in (74 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 4.1 in (10.3 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (171 g)

GALAXY Note Edge SC-01G docomo

53.4Color:Charcoal Black/Frost White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):32.3 in (82 mm) x 59.4 in (151 mm) x 4.0 in (10.1 mm), Weight:6.2 oz (177 g)

GALAXY Note Edge SCL24 au

53.4Color:ー/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):32.3 in (82 mm) x 59.4 in (151 mm) x 4.0 in (10.1 mm), Weight:6.2 oz (177 g)

Galaxy Young 2

85.3Color:Iris Charcoal/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):23.6 in (59.9 mm) x 43.2 in (109.8 mm) x 4.6 in (11.8 mm), Weight:3.8 oz (108 g)

Galaxy Star 2

85.3Color:Iris Charcoal/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):23.6 in (59.9 mm) x 43.2 in (109.8 mm) x 4.6 in (11.8 mm), Weight:3.8 oz (107.6 g)

Galaxy Core LTE G386W

71.0Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.1 in (66.3 mm) x 52.3 in (132.9 mm) x 3.9 in (10 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (137 g)

Galaxy Core Prime

72.8Color:Black/White/Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):26.7 in (67.9 mm) x 51.5 in (130.8 mm) x 3.5 in (8.8 mm), Weight:4.6 oz (130 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Galaxy S Duos 3

42.3-Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:233ppi

GALAXY S5 ACTIVE SC-02G docomo

85.7Display type:Full HD ーーEL (Full HD Super AMOLED), Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:431ppi

GALAXY Note Edge SC-01G docomo

88.2Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:524ppi

GALAXY Note Edge SCL24 au

88.2Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:524ppi

Galaxy Young 2

11.1Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):320 x 480, Pixel density:164ppi

Galaxy Star 2

11.1Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):320 x 480, Pixel density:164ppi

Galaxy Core LTE G386W

47.3Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:244ppi

Galaxy Core Prime

30.6Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:207ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen quality

Galaxy S Duos 3

51.5-Display size:4 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:233ppi

GALAXY S5 ACTIVE SC-02G docomo

77.8Display size:5.1 inch, Display type:Full HD ーーEL (Full HD Super AMOLED), Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:431ppi

GALAXY Note Edge SC-01G docomo

83.2Display size:5.6 inch, Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:524ppi

GALAXY Note Edge SCL24 au

83.2Display size:5.6 inch, Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:524ppi

Galaxy Young 2

31.0Display size:3.5 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):320 x 480, Pixel density:164ppi

Galaxy Star 2

31.0Display size:3.5 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):320 x 480, Pixel density:164ppi

Galaxy Core LTE G386W

58.8Display size:4.5 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):540 x 960, Pixel density:244ppi

Galaxy Core Prime

52.1Display size:4.5 inch, Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 800, Pixel density:207ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Galaxy S Duos 3

5.7-OS:Android

GALAXY S5 ACTIVE SC-02G docomo

56.9OS:Android

GALAXY Note Edge SC-01G docomo

70.6OS:Android

GALAXY Note Edge SCL24 au

70.6OS:Android

Galaxy Young 2

0.3OS:Android

Galaxy Star 2

0.3OS:Android

Galaxy Core LTE G386W

21.1OS:Android

Galaxy Core Prime

14.9OS:Android

Galaxy S Duos 3's specs

Galaxy S Duos 3
ImageGalaxy S Duos 3
MakerSamsung
Release date8, 2014
ColorBlack/Gray
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)24.8 in (62.9 mm) x 47.8 in (121.4 mm) x 4.3 in (10.8 mm)
Weight4.4 oz (124 g)
Display size4 inch
Display typeTFT
Screen resolution (width x height)480 x 800
Pixel density233ppi
Battery capacity1500 mAh
ChipsetCortex-A7
CPU specs1.2GHz×2.0(Dual core)
RAM size512.0MB
Storage size4 GB
Rear-camera resolution5 MP

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