• Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs alcatel Idol 3 (4.7) vs Sony Xperia X Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs alcatel Idol 3 (4.7) vs Sony Xperia X Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung alcatel Sony
Announced December 2015 March 2015 September 2016
Status Coming Soon - December 2015 Available - June 2015 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced] - Rs. 31,900 ($480.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Various Various White, Universe black, Mist blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
(5.3 x 2.57 x 0.29 in)
134.6 x 65.9 x 7.6 mm
(5.3 x 2.59 x 0.3 in)
129 x 65 x 9.5 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 132 g (4.66 oz) 110 g (3.88 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA
HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72), Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU Adreno 306 Adreno 306 Adreno 510
RAM 1.5 GB 1.5 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.65% 68.86% 69.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, f/2.0 23 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Auto focus, 1/3" Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM/ 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM (Dual SIM model) 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2000 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -