Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Sony Xperia M2
sony xperia m2
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
samsung galaxy a7 (2016)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced February 2014 December 2015
Status Available - May 2014 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Scratch-Resistant Glass - Corning Gorilla Glass 4

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) [Similar] Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.25% 74.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
Up to 78 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G)