• Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced February 2012 August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White, Green, Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 118.3 x 62.2 x 10.5 mm
(4.66 x 2.45 x 0.41 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
Weight 122 g (4.3 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
4G Network - LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 800 MHz, NovaThor U8500 Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-400MP Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330
RAM 768 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.8 inches 4.7 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (246 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.64% 66.95% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1860 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h (2G)
Up to 640 h (3G)
- Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 16 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)
- Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)