• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced May 2012 December 2015 August 2017
Status Available - May 2012 Available - February 2016 Available - September 2017
Price - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 24,990 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
155 x 75 x 8.7 mm
(6.1 x 2.95 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 189 g (6.67 oz)
SIM Type - - Single/Dual SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat) Upgradable to Android v8.0 Oreo
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20
GPU Mali-400MP - Mali-T880 MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 3/4 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 72.38% 71.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 23 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Exmor RS Sensor, f.20 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, Autofocus, f/2.0, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported - Supported

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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2900 mAh 3430 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) - -