Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A7

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Samsung
Announced Available - April 2013 September 2014 Expected Announcement - December 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available September 2014 Rumored - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 19,499 ($286.75) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm
(5.94 x 2.99 x 0.25 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - SM-A700*/DS
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE- all models LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR GX6450 Adreno 405
RAM N/A 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/64/128 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 90.31% 72.64%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, 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, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2915 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
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