• Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M2 vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced February 2014 November 2015 June 2017
Status Available - May 2014 Available - January 2016 Available - June 2017
Price - Rs. 7,990 ($117.50) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 14,000 ($220.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple White, Black, Gold Gold, Black, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
142.3 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.6 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
143.2 x 70.3 x 7.9 mm
(5.64 x 2.77 x 0.31 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz)
SIM Type - - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - J320F, J3109 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - J320F LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SAR US - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
1.17 W/kg (head)
1.12 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
SAR EU - W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
0.48 W/kg (head)
0.42 W/kg (body)
- W/kg (head)
- W/kg (body)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Scratch-Resistant Glass - -
Notification LED - - No

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Spreadtrum SC9830A Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7570 Quad
GPU Adreno 305 Mali-400MP2 Mali-T720 MP2
RAM 1 GB 1.5 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 8/16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.25% 68.09% 68.33%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP 13 MP
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection AutoFocus, f/1.9 aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps (J3109), 720p@30fps (J320P) 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] 5 MP - J3109
2 MP - J320P [Similar]
5 MP, LED Flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Not 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2600 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
Up to 349 h Up to 408 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)
Up to 22 h Up to 23 h