Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C4 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) vs HTC One S9

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung HTC
Announced May 2015 December 2015 April 2016
Status Available - June 2015 Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - April 2016
Price Rs. 19,900 ($292.65) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 59,000 ($867.65) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Mint Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 150.3 x 77.4 x 7.9 mm
(5.92 x 3.05 x 0.31 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
144.6 x 69.7 x 10.1 mm
(5.69 x 2.74 x 0.4 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E5303, E5353
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - E5306
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E5303 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6795 Helio X10
GPU Mali-T760MP2 - PowerVR G6200
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 71.52% 72.38% 68.25%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (dual tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Autofocus, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 720p, LED flash [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 4 MP, f/2.0, 26.8mm, 1/3" sensor size, 2┬Ám pixel size, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 85.6 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2900 mAh 2840 mAh
Stand by Up to 634 h (2G)
Up to 682 h (3G)
- Up to 658 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h (2G)
Up to 11 h 30 min (3G)
- Up to 13 h (3G)