• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A5 Duos

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A5 Duos

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Samsung
Announced August 2014 August 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 18,094 ($266.09) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White, Golden Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 123 g (4.34 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 305 Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 63.27% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No
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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2300 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
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Talk Time - Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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