Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia E3
- Samsung Galaxy A50

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia E3Samsung Galaxy A50
Sony Xperia E3Samsung Galaxy A50
Prices
Model aliasD2202SM-A505FD
A505FD

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width69.4 mm
6.94 cm
0.228 ft
2.732 in
74.7 mm
7.47 cm
0.245 ft
2.941 in
Height137.1 mm
13.71 cm
0.45 ft
5.398 in
158.5 mm
15.85 cm
0.52 ft
6.24 in
Thickness8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.025 ft
0.303 in
Weight143 g
0.32 lbs
5.07 oz
166 g
0.37 lbs
5.86 oz
Volume80.88 cm³
4.91 in³
91.17 cm³
5.54 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Yellow
Black
Blue
White
Coral
Body materials-Plastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
Features-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.4 KitKatAndroid 9.0 Pie

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610
Process technology28 nm10 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A74x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1200 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305ARM Mali-G72 MP3
GPU cores13
GPU frequency450 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM type-LPDDR4X
RAM channels-Double channel

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage4 GB64 GB
128 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
Width2.2 in
56 mm
5.6 cm
2.68 in
68.12 mm
6.81 cm
Height3.92 in
99.64 mm
9.96 cm
5.81 in
147.6 mm
14.76 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:12.167:1
Resolution480 x 854 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density218 ppi
85 ppcm
403 ppi
158 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area58.84 %85.2 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass 3
400 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 550 cd/m²

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
-In-display fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Aperture-f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.93 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
5760 x 4312 pixels
24.84 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
-Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 123° (#2)
Third rear camera - 5 MP
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.75 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution-5760 x 4312 pixels
24.84 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
0.3 MP-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYes
RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
HFP
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
-NFC - market dependent

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2330 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h 20 min
12.3 h
739.8 min
0.5 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
2G stand-by time706 h
42360 min
29.4 days
-
3G talk time8 h 41 min
8.7 h
520.8 min
0.4 days
23 h
1380 min
1 days
3G stand-by time661 h
39660 min
27.5 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.833 W/kg0.27 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.742 W/kg1.39 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.89 W/kg0.34 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.34 W/kg0.45 W/kg
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