Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Sony Xperia C3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Sony
Announced October 2011 September 2013 July 2014
Status Available - October 2011 Available - September 2013 Available - August 2014
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
156.2 x 78.7 x 7.6 mm
(6.15 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 149.7 g (5.26.0.25 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 305
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 60.84% 67.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio with RDS
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, 720p, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 1440 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 250 h Up to 1040 h (2G)
Up to 1000 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)