Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs Huawei Honor 3C vs Asus Zenfone 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Huawei Asus
Announced Available - April 2013 December 2013 January 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors Black, White, Red White/Black Black, White, Red, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
139.5 x 71.4 x 9.2 mm
(5.49 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
148.2 x 72.8 x 5.5-10.3
(5.83 x 2.87 x 0.22-0.41)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Mediatek MT6582 Dual-core 2.0 GHz / Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580/Z2560
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-400 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM N/A 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 4 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 69.06% 63.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio 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, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2300 mAh 2110 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
- Up to 353 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
- Up to 18 h 30 min (3G)