• Asus Padfone 2 A68 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3

Phone Comparison - Asus Padfone 2 A68 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Sony Samsung
Announced October 2012 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - December 2012 Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 12,300 ($181.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Black, White, Green, Orange Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.9 x 68.9 x 9 mm
(5.43 x 2.71 x 0.35 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
10 mm thickness
(0.39 in thickness)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz) 154 g (5.43 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - IP67 certified - dust and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
- MIL-STD-810G certified - salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.x (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 -
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory N/A 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.6 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.29% 70.72% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4032 x 3224 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Yes
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G DC-HSPA+; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2140 mAh 2600 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 336 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 16 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
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