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Sony Xperia M4 Aqua vs Samsung Galaxy A3 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2015, March | 2014, October
  • Dimensions: 145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm | 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight: 136 g | 110.3 g
  • Screen: 5", IPS LCD | 4.5", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 13 MP | Single, 8 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 5 MP | Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 8 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 16 GB (E2306) | 16 GB, 1/1.5 GB RAM
  • Battery: 2400 mAh | 1900 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 190 EUR | 190 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2015 2014
Dimensions (HxWxD) 145.5 Х 72.6 Х 7.3 mm 130.1 Х 65.5 Х 6.9 mm
Weight 136 g 110.3 g
Body Build Plastic body Aluminum frame, plastic back
Colors Black, White, Coral, Silver Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold
Battery 2400 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 1900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 681 h (2G) / Up to 685 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 12 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Music play - Up to 64 h 40 min
Talking time - Up to 12 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h
Approximate price 190 EUR 190 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 306
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 8 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 16 GB (E2306) 16 GB, 1/1.5 GB RAM
Antutu score 32500 20156
GeekBench Single Core 599 490
GeekBench Multi-Core 1405 1115
GeekBench RenderScript 1634 811

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5" inc 4.5" inc
Screen area 68.9 cm2 55.8 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 65.2% 65.5%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px 540 x 960 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 294 PPI 245 PPI
Screen protection Scratch-resistant glass Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single 8 MP, Single
Camera specs -13 MP, AF, f/2.0 -8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), AF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
Video 720p
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E2303, E2353 
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E2306
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E2303 
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700) - E2306 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300) - E2353
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A300F, A300FU, A300G, A300HQ, A300M, A300YZ
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - A300F, A300FU 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300) - A300G 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700) - A300M 
LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700) - A300YZ
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes (LTE model only)
USB microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.19 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.59 W/kg (head)     0.53 W/kg (body)    

SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     0.30 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio, RDS FM radio, recording
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Other extras
- ANT+
- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- ANT+
Versions
- Versions: A300F with 1 GB RAM; A300FU with 1.5 GB RAM

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