Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced March 2013 March 2015 February 2016
Status Available - May 2013 Available - April 2015 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
SIM Type - - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU Adreno 305 Mali-T760 Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 32/64/128 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD upto 256GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.1 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 70.66% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 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 Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD upto 256GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate 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 1750 mAh 2550 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
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