• Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced September 2014 August 2015 December 2015
Status Available - October 2014 Available - August 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 24,900 ($366.18) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink Black, White, Mint Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
164.2 x 79.6 x 8.2 mm
(6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 176 g (6.21 oz) 187 g (6.6 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5553
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - E5506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 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
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
GPU Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Mali-T760MP2 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 6.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.32% 75.99% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash; 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 85.6 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3220 mAh 2930 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 714 h (2G)
Up to 769 h (3G)
Up to 78 h
Talk Time - Up to 14 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 53 min (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G)