Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Huawei Honor 3X vs Huawei Honor 4 Play

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Huawei Huawei
Announced March 2013 December 2013 September 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
- -
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) - -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2 HSDPA
4G Network LTE - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592 Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-450MP -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage N/A 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB TBC

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% - -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No - TBC
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB TBC
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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3000 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -