Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia XA vs alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)

Sony Xperia XA
sony xperia xa
alcatel Idol 3 (5.5)
alcatel idol 3 (5.5)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony alcatel
Announced February 2016 March 2015
Status Available - June 2016 Available - June 2015
Price Rs. 15,700 ($242.63) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold, Rose Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.63 x 0.31 in)
152.7 x 75.1 x 7.4 mm
(6.01 x 2.96 x 0.29 in)
Weight 137.4 g (4.83.0.14 oz) 141 g (4.97 oz)
SIM Type Dual-SIM -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor 1.8GHz, Octa-core, Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T860 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Mobile BRAVIA engine 2, Curved Display IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.71% 72.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, f/2.0 [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, 1/3" Sensor Size, Exmor RS Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama 1/3" sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, Autofocus, LED flash [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 32 GB, 2 GB RAM (Dual SIM model)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 2 TB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2910 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 48 h Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 13 h (3G)