Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SL vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Huawei Honor 6 Plus

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Huawei
Announced August 2012 September 2013 December 2014
Status Released - September 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - December 2014
Price - - Rs. 11,999 ($176.46) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black, Gray Black, White, Pink Black, White / Gold (LTE)
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
150.5 x 75.7 x 7.5 mm
(5.93 x 2.98 x 0.3 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
TD-SCDMA
4G Network - LTE LTE (LTE Model)
TD-LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen stylus -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.8 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 930
GPU Adreno 220 Adreno 330 (LTE model) Mali-T628
RAM 1 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 32/64 GB storage 16 GB (3G Model)/32 GB (LTE Model)
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 4.3 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 74.98% 73.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels Dual 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-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, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
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 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16GB (3G Model)/32 GB (LTE Model), 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 3200 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h Up to 420 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min Up to 21 h (3G) -