Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Sony Xperia M2
sony xperia m2
Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)
samsung galaxy alpha (s801)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced February 2014 August 2014
Status Available - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Scratch-Resistant Glass -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.25% 70.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, 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 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)
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