• Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced March 2013 January 2013 December 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Released - February 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black, White, Purple Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 146 g (5.15 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 69.70% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Class 33
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Class 33
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, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR 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, 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 2), USB On-the-go, 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, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

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