• ZTE Grand X V970 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Phone Comparison - ZTE Grand X V970 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer ZTE Samsung Sony
Announced February 2012 Q3 2013 September 2014
Status Available - July 2012 Available - Q3 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, White, Green, Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 65 x 9.9 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.39 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
4G Network - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Nvidia Tegra 2 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU ULP GeForce Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.82% 72.15% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)