• Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2013 September 2013 September 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - September 2014
Price - - Rs. 7,499 ($110.28) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Pink Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.34 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz) 156 g (5.5 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - G530F
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G530FZ
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700) - G530Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800),
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen stylus -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 74.98% 66.19%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPAHSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, 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/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 3200 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 420 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 21 h (3G) -