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

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Samsung
Announced August 2012 September 2013 December 2015
Status Released - December 2012 Available - September 2013 Coming Soon - December 2015
Price - - Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink Black/Slate, White/Silver Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129 x 65 x 10.7 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 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 120 g (4.23 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 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 2600 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, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 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 225 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 306
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 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 4.3 inches 4.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.63% 60.84% 69.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 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, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization 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, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 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 HSDPA, HSUPA 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, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 1440 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 10 h -