Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Huawei Honor 3X

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Huawei
Announced September 2013 Q3 2013 December 2013
Status Available - September 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
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Weight 170 g (6 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Mali-450MP
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB N/A
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.55% 72.15% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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 Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
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 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G) -