• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced February 2011 January 2013 Q3 2013
Status Available - April 2011 Released - February 2013 Available - Q3 2013
Colors Black, White, Pink Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 69.70% 72.15%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED 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 Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2330 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G)