• Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2013 November 2013 December 2013
Status Available - May 2013 Available - Q4 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White, Pink Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.25 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 68.61% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM Radio with Recording No
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 Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR for Picture and Movie, Image Stabilizer, Self-timer, Image Sensor, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Smile Shutter, White Balance, Metering, Image Editor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile 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, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Class 33
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 17 h -