• Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2013 January 2014 August 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - February 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
143.7 x 77.1 x 9.6 mm
(5.66 x 3.04 x 0.38 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only
HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Broadcom BCM23550 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 320 Broadcom VideoCore IV Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB ROM 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (187 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 63.94% 70.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2100 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 430 h -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 11 h -