• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z2

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z2

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Sony
Announced May 2012 January 2014 February 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - January 2014 Available - April 2014
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Purple Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm
(5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800)
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - D6543
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), Planned upgrade to Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 800
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.3 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 61.68% 69.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS 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, 3264x2448 pixels 20.7 MP, autofocus 20.7 MP, autofocus
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 670 h Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 18 h Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)