Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia GX SO-04D vs Samsung Ativ S

Sony Xperia GX SO-04D
sony xperia gx so-04d
Samsung Ativ S
samsung ativ s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced May 2012 August 2012
Status Available - August 2012 Released - December 2012
Colors Black, White Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131 x 69 x 8.6 mm
(5.16 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm
(5.4 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 127 g (4.48 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.64% 65.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, autofocus [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 25 Mbps UL, 75 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 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 (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1700 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 380 h (3G)
Up to 168 h (2G)
Up to 218 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 14 h 50 min (3G)