• Sony Xperia C vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Advance

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy Core Advance

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced June 2013 Q3 2013 December 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - February 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Deep Blue, Pearl White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
133.3 x 70.5 x 9.7 mm
(5.25 x 2.78 x 0.38 in)
Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, 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 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 330 -
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 16/32 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (199 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.86% 72.15% 66.57%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2390 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G) -