Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z2a vs Lenovo S856

Sony Xperia Z2a
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Lenovo S856
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Lenovo
Announced June 2014 October 2014
Status Coming Soon - July 2014 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 5,770 ($84.69) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Turquoise Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137 x 72 x 11 mm
(5.39 x 2.83 x 0.43 in)
151 x 77.8 x 9 mm
(5.94 x 3.06 x 0.35 in)
Weight 163 g (5.75 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.74% 71.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.6 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 MbpsPA, HSUPA1 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 690 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 456 h (2G)
Up to 312 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 15 h (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 24 h (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)