• Sony Xperia ion vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Micromax Canvas Nitro A311

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion vs Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Micromax Canvas Nitro A311

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Micromax
Announced January 2012 March 2013 December 2014
Status Available - Q2 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - December 2014
Price - - Rs. 8,496 ($124.94) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White Frost, Black Mist Pristine White, Mesmerising Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
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Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100 LTE (Dependent on Country) -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Oleophobic Coating/ Anti-finger Print

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592
GPU Adreno 220 PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Mali-450MP4
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB (12.97 GB for mass storage)
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 72.15% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Sony IMX135 CMOS Sensor, f/2.2 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Cinemagraph, Object Eraser
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p, OV5648 Sensor, f/2.4 Ap [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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, HS, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB (12.97 GB for mass storage), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2600 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 350 h Up to 320 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 17 h Up to 10 h