Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G vs Sony Xperia ion HSPA

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G
samsung galaxy s blaze 4g
Sony Xperia ion HSPA
sony xperia ion hspa
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced January 2012 April 2012
Status Available - March 2012 Available - June 2012
Colors Black Black, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 121.9 x 63 x 11.2 mm
(4.8 x 2.48 x 0.44 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 127.6 g (4.48.0.21 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.97 in [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (235 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 58.41% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 86 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 230 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)