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Samsung Galaxy S II vs Sony Xperia C vs Nokia Lumia 625

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Samsung Galaxy S II Remove phone

Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia C Remove phone

Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Nokia Lumia 625 Remove phone

Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3)Android (4.2.2)Windows Phone 8
Dimensions4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm)5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 inches (141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm)5.25 x 2.84 x 0.36 inches (133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15 mm)
Weight4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (136 g)
Body material  Polycarbonate
Display
Physical size4.3 inches5.0 inches4.7 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels540 x 960 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

218 ppi220 ppi201 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Super AMOLED PlusTFTIPS LCD
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera8 megapixels8 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.6 F2.4
Focal length (35mm equivalent)  28 mm
Camera sensor size1/3.2" 1/4"
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Self-timerCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Panorama, Scenes
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
FeaturesVideo light, Video callingVideo lightContinuous autofocus, Video calling
Front-facing camera2 megapixels0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Samsung Exynos 4210Mediatek MT6589Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7Dual core, 1200 MHz, Krait
Graphics processorARM Mali-400PowerVR SGX544Adreno 305
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM
Built-in storage32 GB4 GB8 GB
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB
Battery
Talk time18.30 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
23.90 hours
the average is 12 h (709 min)
Stand-by time29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
24.5 days (588 hours)
the average is 20 days (492 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
15.20 hours
the average is 15 h (892 min)
Stand-by time (3G)25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
25.2 days (605 hours)
the average is 29 days (705 h)
 
Video call time  6.80 hours
Capacity1650 mAh2390 mAh2000 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizerAlbum art cover, Background playback, Dolby Headphone
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS
Speakers Earpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Browser  Internet Explorer 10
Built-in online services supportFacebook, Picasa/Google+, TwitterYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Flickr, Picasa/Google+, Twitter
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 2100 MHz
FDD LTE  800 (band 20), 1800 (band 3), 2600 (band 7) MHz
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGEHSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
Micro SIM  Yes
Multiple SIM cards 2 slots 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationYesYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation, Points of interest (POI)
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.04.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
HDMIvia microUSB  
OtherDLNA, MHL, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLMiracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, SyncMLDLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Availability
Officially announced13 Feb 2011 23 Jul 2013
Shopping information
Accessories  Nokia AC-50 MicroUSB Charger, Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-190CD, Nokia Headset WH-208, Quick guide, SIM Door Key
MSRP price$ 800  

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