• Sony Xperia SP vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Express 2

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Express 2

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced Available - April 2013 Q3 2013 October 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black, White, Red White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
132.4 x 65.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.21 x 2.59 x 0.39 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 134.2 g (4.73.0.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.7 GHz
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 -
RAM N/A 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.0 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 72.15% 64.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 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, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2600 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G) -