Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Samsung
Announced Available - April 2013 September 2013 December 2015
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - - Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Black/Slate, White/Silver Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 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) iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 306
RAM N/A 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 4.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 60.84% 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 1440 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 10 h -