Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Apple iPhone SE vs Sony Xperia X Compact

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Sony
Announced December 2015 March 2016 September 2016
Status Coming Soon - December 2015 Available - March 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 17,300 ($254.41) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,499 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 31,900 ($480.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Various Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold, Rose Gold 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)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 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) - 135 g (4.76 oz)
SIM Type - Single-SIM -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 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 HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) iOS 9.3 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, Apple A9 Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72), Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
GPU Adreno 306 PowerVR GT7600 Adreno 510
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/64 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.0 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.65% 60.84% 69.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio No 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 12 MP 23 MP
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama) Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR [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, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v2.0, Reversible Connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 1642 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -