• Sony Xperia M vs Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 S vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M vs Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 S vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Alcatel Samsung
Announced June 2013 February 2014 December 2015
Status Available - August 2013 Coming Soon - April 2014 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - - Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple, Yellow Various Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm
(4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 in)
136.5 x 69.7 x 7.5 mm
(5.37 x 2.74 x 0.3 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 126 g (4.44 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - Both Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - C1905
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C1904
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8227 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 57.31% 72.30% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1700 mAh 2150 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 520 h (2G)
Up to 520 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h 16 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 10 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 30 min (3G)
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