Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z1 vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony HTC
Announced March 2013 September 2013 October 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black, White, Purple Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 217 g (7.65 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 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 320
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 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 5.0 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 64.55% 70.85%
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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 20.7 MP 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 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, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [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, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 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/ac/b/g/n, 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)
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 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3000 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 25 h (3G)