Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A9 vs HTC One S9

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung HTC
Announced August 2015 Expected Announcement - November 2015 April 2016
Status Available - August 2015 Rumored - December 2015 Coming Soon - April 2016
Price Rs. 24,900 ($366.18) [Similarly Priced] - Rs. 59,000 ($867.65) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Mint Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.2 x 79.6 x 8.2 mm
(6.46 x 3.13 x 0.32 in)
- 144.6 x 69.7 x 10.1 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.4 in)
Weight 187 g (6.6 oz) - 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5553
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - E5506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E5553
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E5506
LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 620 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Mali-T760MP2 Adreno 510 PowerVR G6200
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.99% - 68.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash; 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 4 MP, f/2.0, 26.8mm, 1/3" sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2930 mAh 4000 mAh 2840 mAh
Stand by Up to 714 h (2G)
Up to 769 h (3G)
- Up to 658 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h 24 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 53 min (3G)
- Up to 13 h (3G)