Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Sony Xperia X Compact

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
samsung galaxy a7 (2016)
Sony Xperia X Compact
sony xperia x compact
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced December 2015 September 2016
Status Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 31,900 ($480.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold White, Universe black, Mist blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
129 x 65 x 9.5 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 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)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa [Similar]
Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72), Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2 [Similar]
Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 4.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.11% 69.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 23 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, 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@60fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G 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 v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB OTG Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 78 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) -