• Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Core Prime vs Samsung Galaxy A3

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Core Prime vs Samsung Galaxy A3

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2014 October 2014 October 2014
Status Available - January 2014 Available - October 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - Rs. 7,799 ($114.69) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple White, Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
130.8 x 67.9 x 8.8 mm
(5.15 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (SM-G3606, SM-G3608, SM-G3609) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE - SM-G3606, SM-G3608, SM-G3609 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.3 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 330 - -
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ PLS capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.5 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.68% 65.10% 65.39%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, autofocus 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 5 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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP v4.0, BLE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot 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, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2000 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h - -
Talk Time Up to 18 h - -