• Sony Xperia Sola vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs BLU Studio 5.5

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Sola vs Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs BLU Studio 5.5

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung BLU
Announced March 2012 May 2012 September 2013
Status Available - Released May 2012 Available - May 2012 Coming Soon - October 2013
Colors Black, White, Red Blue, White Blue, Pink, Grey, White, Yellow
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
(4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 in)
136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
157 x 79.5 x 9.5 mm
(6.18 x 3.13 x 0.37 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 - D610a
HSDPA 850 / 2100 - D610i
4G Network - LTE (regional) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, MTK MT6589M
GPU Mali-400 Mali-400MP PowerVR SGX544MP
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5 GB user accessible) 16/32/64 GB storage 4 GB ROM
External Memory Yes, microSD microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches 4.8 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (178 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.03% 65.84% 66.87%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 2100 mAh 2250 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 960 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 26 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)