Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Sola vs Samsung GALAXY S3 Neo GT-I9301I

Sony Xperia Sola
sony xperia sola
Samsung GALAXY S3 Neo GT-I9301I
samsung galaxy s3 neo gt-i9301i
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced March 2012 June 2014
Status Available - Released May 2012 Available - June 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Black, Blue, Brown, Red, Gray, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
(4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 in)
136.6 x 70.7 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar] Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7, - [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] -
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1.5 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5 GB user accessible) 16 GB storage
External Memory Yes, microSD microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.03% 65.75%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM 16 GB storage, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 14 h