• Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Sony Xperia Z

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Sony Xperia Z

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced March 2013 Q3 2012 January 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Released - November 2012 Released - February 2013
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Titanium Gray, Marble White Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
4G Network LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-400MP4 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 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 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 68.57% 69.70%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS - SCH 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 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED 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 Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 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; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 Li-Ion Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3100 mAh 2330 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 15 h Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)