Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 3GS vs Huawei Honor 3C vs Huawei Honor 3X

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Huawei Huawei
Announced June 2009 December 2013 December 2013
Status Available - June 2009 Coming Soon - December 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White White/Black Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
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Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Mali-400 Mali-450MP
RAM 256 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 4 GB N/A
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.75% 69.06% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio -
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - -
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
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