• Sony Xperia U vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia U vs Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2012 Q3 2012 June 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Released - November 2012 Available - June 2013
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye Titanium Gray, Marble White Urban Grey, Dive Blue, Orange Flare
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Dust and Water Resistant (IP67)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 Android OS, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm MDM9215 + APQ8064pro
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-400MP4 Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible) 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive touchscreen, Glove Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.77% 68.57% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, 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, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Drama Shot, Sound&Shot, Aqua mode, Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Animated photo, Rich ton
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., slow motion video capture
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 3100 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 312 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
Up to 15 h Up to 17 h