Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Nokia Lumia 928 vs Sony Xperia A

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Sony
Announced March 2013 April 2013 May 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - May 2013 Coming Soon - May 2013
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black, White Black, White, Pink, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
131 x 67 x 10.5 mm
(5.16 x 2.64 x 0.41 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz) 141 g (4.97 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 225 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, HD Reality Display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 4.5 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 62.79% 66.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Xenon Flash LED flash
Features Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 237 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
USB OTG 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 (BV-4NW) Li-ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2000 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Up to 360 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Up to 390 h (LTE)
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)
Up to 9 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 10 h 30 min (3G)