Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Huawei Honor 3C vs Asus Zenfone 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei Asus
Announced Q3 2013 December 2013 January 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora White/Black Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - -
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, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-400 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 4 GB 8/16 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 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 69.06% 63.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2300 mAh 2110 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) - Up to 353 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) - Up to 18 h 30 min (3G)