• Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Note III

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Note III

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced June 2013 June 2013 Expected Announcement - September 2013
Status Available - June 2013 Available - July 2013 Rumored - Q4 2013
Colors Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare Black, White, Purple Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
179.4 x 92.2 x 6.5 mm
(7.06 x 3.63 x 0.26 in)
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Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 212 g (7.48 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - All Versions HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 / 900 - C6806 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- IP58 Certified - Dust and Water-proof
- Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274/MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 / Exynos 5420
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 6.44 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.06% 69.15% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3050 mAh -
Stand by Up to 312 h Up to 790 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
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