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Sony Xperia C Dual Sim 04 vs 18 Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia C Dual Sim vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295 phones. Which is the best phone?


What is the best phone?

The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

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04 Advantages Sony Xperia C Dual Sim

Xperia C Dual Sim vs Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches) vs 9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
605 hours vs 312 hours
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device 2 slots Dual-SIM vs 1 slot
Advantage+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS vs Not supported

18 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295

Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295 vs Xperia C Dual Sim
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1900Mhz 32bits Quad-Core vs 1200Mhz 32bits Quad-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
 5X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (11.2GB user available) vs 4GB (2GB user available)
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB vs Until 32GB
 3X (times)100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080 x 1920 pixels vs 540 x 960 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
441 PPI vs 220 PPI
 6X (times)100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2.1 MegaPixels (2.07) vs 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)
 6X (times)100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) vs VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is newer and safer Android 5.0.1 Lollipop vs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
+More talk time with your family and friends
17 hours vs 12.4 hours
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster 4G LTE vs 3G+ HSPA+
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 100 Mbps vs (3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium-ion - Removable vs Lithium-ion - Fixed
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable USB micro-B with MHL-2 vs Not supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac vs 802.11 b/g/n
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example Waterproof (IPxx certified) vs Not supported

23 Common items in both devices

+Lighter 153 grams (5.36 ounces)
+This device has a TFT LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT LCD
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Larger screen 5"
+Higher resolution main camera 8 MegaPixels (7.99)
+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Supported
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Supported
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS and GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device Supported
+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 2

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Model and Physical Features Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Brand SonySamsung
Model Xperia C Dual SimGalaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Also known as Sony Xperia C Dual Chip C2304, C2305, S39h, Sony PelicanSamsung Galaxy S4 Active i9295, Galaxy GT-i9295 S4 Active
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredVarious (International)
Release Date July, 2013June, 2013
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height) 74.15 x 141.5 millimeters (2.92 x 5.57 in)71.3 x 139.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.5 in)
Weight 153 grams (5.36 ounces)153 grams (5.36 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating System (OS) Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Operating System Android 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware update feature not registeredAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop
Chipset and Hardware Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
CPU / Processor MediaTek MT6589 / ARM Cortex-A7Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T / Krait 300
Processor Clock / Cores 1200Mhz 32bits Quad-Core1900Mhz 32bits Quad-Core
GPU Graphical Controller PowerVR SGX544Qualcomm Adreno 320
Internal Storage 4GB (2GB user available)16GB (11.2GB user available)
External Storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Mobile Networks and Data Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Dual SIM Dual SIM Stand-by - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM Card Slots 2 slots Dual-SIM1 slot
SIM Card Type micro SIM (3FF)micro SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
4G Network Not supportedLTE Cat3 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
2G Network SIM2 GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 GPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum Speed Download 42 Mbps100 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload 11 Mbps50 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS with SWYPE
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail SupportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedSupported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Display and Graphical System Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Screen Inches 5"5"
Touchscreen Capacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display Resolution 540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 220 PPI441 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 2
Digital Camera / Camcorder Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Main Camera 8 MegaPixels (7.99) 8 MegaPixels (7.99)
Main Camera resolution 3264 x 2448 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED FlashLED Flash
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedSupported
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Smile detection SupportedSupported
Face detection SupportedSupported
Sensor Size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Aperture F feature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI Sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR HDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) 2.1 MegaPixels (2.07)
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels1920 x 1080 pixels
Multimedia Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Video Recording Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera VGA (640 x 480 pixels) Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Radio FM with RDSNot supported
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and Interfaces Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedUSB micro-B with MHL-2
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP4.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC Not supportedSupported
GPS A-GPS and GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging and GLONASS
Infrared port feature not registeredSupported
Other Functions Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Active noise cancellation Not supportedSupported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player Not supportedNot supported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient LightAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Compass, Barometer and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black, White, Purple
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Miracast
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Urban Grey
- Dual Shot camera
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- LED notification
- mDNIe
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice
- Group Play
- Smart Stay eye tracking
Power Supply and Autonomy Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
Battery Technology Lithium-ion - FixedLithium-ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 2390 mAh2600 mAh
Battery Model feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk Time 744 minutes | 12.4 hours | 0.5 day1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standby 36300 minutes | 605 hours | 25.2 days18720 minutes | 312 hours | 13 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Sony Xperia C Dual SimSamsung Galaxy S4 Active GT-i9295
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia 0.54 W/Kg (head) | 0.36 W/Kg (body)0.55 W/Kg (head) | 0.75 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK 0.52 W/Kg (head)0.264 W/Kg (head) | 0.358 W/Kg (body)

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