Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Huawei Honor 3X

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Huawei
Announced June 2013 November 2013 December 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - Q4 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Pink Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
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Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU PowerVR SGX544 - Mali-450MP
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 8 GB N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.25 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.86% 68.61% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS FM Radio with Recording -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2390 mAh 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 17 h -