Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia T3 vs Samsung Galaxy A9

Sony Xperia T3
sony xperia t3
Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced June 2014 December 2015
Status Coming Soon - Q3 2014 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price - Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.7 x 77 x 7 mm
(5.93 x 3.03 x 0.28 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - D5103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5102
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5106
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D5103 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928-2 Snapdragon 400 (D5103/D5106)/ Qualcomm MSM8228 (D5102) [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.3 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (277 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.78% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.1 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps (21 Mbps - D5102); HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.1, 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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 639 h (2G)
Up to 688 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 12 h 46 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 47 min (3G)
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