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Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2014 December 2015 February 2016
Status Available - January 2014 Available - February 2016 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
SIM Type - - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa
Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 8890
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 530/ Mali-T880 MP12
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD upto 256GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.68% 74.11% 76.13%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, autofocus 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 µm Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X
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, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB OTG microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD upto 256GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3300 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h Up to 78 h -
Talk Time Up to 18 h Up to 17 h (3G) -