Phone Comparison - Huawei Honor 3C 4G vs Xiaomi Mi 3 vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Xiaomi Sony
Announced May 2014 September 2013 August 2014
Status Coming Soon - June 2014 Available - December 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors White/Black Various Black, White, Golden
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm
(5.67 x 2.9 x 0.32 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
Weight - 145 g (5.11 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
4G Network TD-LTE - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat) optimized with MIUI version 5 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, HiSilicon Kirin 910 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8274AB Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400
GPU - Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/64 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.8 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 64.90% 63.27%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, HSUPA DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM/ 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type - Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity - 3050 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 500 h Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 4 h Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)