• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Sony
Announced May 2012 January 2014 August 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - January 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Blue, White Black, White, Purple Black, White, Golden
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
- IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.3 inches 4.8 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 61.68% 63.27%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 20.7 MP, autofocus 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
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 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE
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/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and 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 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 670 h Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 18 h Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)