Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 3GS vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs Huawei Honor 4X

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Samsung Huawei
Announced June 2009 November 2013 October 2014
Status Available - June 2009 Available - Q4 2013 Available - October 2014
Price - - Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink White, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
152.9 x 77.2 x 8.7 mm
(6.02 x 3.04 x 0.34 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 LTE 1800 / 2100 TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2500 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU PowerVR SGX535 - Adreno 306
RAM 256 MB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.25 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.75% 68.61% 70.66%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM Radio with Recording -
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4208 x 3120 pixels
Flash No LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 11.2 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h - Up to 200 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 15 h (3G)