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

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

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced September 2012 April 2012
Status Available - September 2012 Available - June 2012
Colors Black Black, Red
Form Factor Slider, QWERTY, Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.9 x 64.8 x 13.5 mm
(4.96 x 2.55 x 0.53 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scortpion, 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 8 GB storage 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory)
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.94% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 1.3MP [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 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 Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 13.2 GB (12.9 GB user-available memory), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 312 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)