Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)
samsung galaxy alpha (s801)
Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
sony xperia c5 ultra
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced August 2014 August 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 24,900 ($366.18) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Black, White, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
164.2 x 79.6 x 8.2 mm
(6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 187 g (6.6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5553
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - E5506
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5553
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E5506
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Mali-T760MP2 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.43% 75.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash; 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 85.6 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 200 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2930 mAh
Stand by - Up to 714 h (2G)
Up to 769 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 14 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 53 min (3G)