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Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H phones. Which is the best phone?

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12 Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE vs 07 Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H

Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE
SpecificationsCompareModels
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Non removable)

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
SpecificationsCompareModels
5"
TFT

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


12 Advantages Sony Xperia C3 4G LTE

Xperia C3 4G LTEvsGalaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
 4%4%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs156 grams (5.46 ounces)
 13%13%
+Thinner
7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 21%21%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
267 PPIvs220 PPI
 10%10%
+Larger screen
5.5"vs5"
Advantage+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call qualityActive noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible deviceDLNAvsNot supported
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported

07 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H

Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530HvsXperia C3 4G LTE
 21%21%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage+Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is newer and saferAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopvsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
 4%4%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2600 mAhvs2500 mAh
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

25 Common items in both devices

+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking1GB
+More internal storage for applications and files8GB (5GB user available)
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos16 million
+Higher resolution main camera(back) 8 megapixels
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocus
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areasHDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies(front) 5 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitiveCapacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same timeMultitouch
+Best output for headset3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the deviceAccelerometer
+Sensors help you use the deviceProximity
+Sensors help you use the deviceCompass
+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient Light
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasionsSpeakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several featuresVibrating alert
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in generalFM with RDS / FM
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your deviceA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster4.0 version A2DP
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USBMicroUSB 2.0
+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 17 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
BrandSonySamsung
ModelXperia C3 4G LTEGalaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Also known asSony Xperia C3 LTE, Sony Xperia C3 D2533 LTE-AGalaxy Gran Prime Dual Sim SM-G530H/DS, Samsung Fortuna
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateAugust, 2014October, 2014
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)78.7 x 156.2 millimeters (3.1 x 6.15 in)72.1 x 144.8 millimeters (2.84 x 5.7 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
HardwareSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305 400MhzQualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
RAM memory1GB1GB
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~66% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/900/1800/2100/2600Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Main camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Front camera5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerYes / NoYes / No
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Mint
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Sony Triluminos display
- Sony ClearAudio+
- Sony Exmor RS mobile sensor
- Red-eye reduction
- Front camera LED Flash
- Miracast
- ANT+
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: White
- Samsung TouchWiz UI
- Samsung KIES
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2500 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standby57600 minutes | 960 hours | 40 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia C3 4G LTESamsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos SM-G530H
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.412 W/Kg (head) | 0.382 W/Kg (body)

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