Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Core LTE vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE
samsung galaxy core lte
Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
sony xperia m2 aqua
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced February 2014 August 2014
Status Coming Soon - Q1 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Golden
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.9 x 66.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.23 x 2.61 x 0.39 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU - Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.24% 63.27%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 2100 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)