Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs Sony Xperia Z

Samsung Galaxy S3 Vs Sony Xperia Z

The Fight – Samsung Galaxy S3 v/s Sony Xperia Z

Android fanatics are full of choices when it comes to top end Smartphones. An array of new launches keeps on raising the standard with technology getting more and more affordable. The problem is that it can get difficult to choose from the wide selection especially when it comes to Samsung Galaxy S3 and Sony Xperia Z. Which Android ruler will you go for? Samsung unveiled S3 in May 2012 while Xperia Z will be the first Smartphone from Sony with a quad core processor.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Build & Design

The strongest feature of Xperia Z is its hardware design. The certified waterproof body makes the phone completely dust and water resistant. It’s subtle and resilient at the same time wrapped in a premium glass frame.


Samsung Galaxy S3 comes covered in a polycarbonate shell which is kind of really strong with an impressive feat to go well with the large display providing the best comfort while being held.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Screen

The Sony Xperia Z features a 5 inch full HD TFT display with scratch resistant & shatterproof glass and Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 Screen provides an amazing resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, 441 ppi.


Samsung Galaxy S3 features a display of 4.8 inch Super AMOLED screen with a high resolution of 720 x 1280, 306 ppi with a scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass. Samsung sports PenTile Sub pixel array to lower the sharpness. Samsung with its Super AMOLED screen wins it as the contrast of S3 will be better in dark areas.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Processor

Sony renders a Quad core Krait processor with a higher speed of 1.5GHz. It provides a RAM of 2 GB to render a faster performance along with an internal storage of 16GB which can be expanded up to 32 GB using a MicroSD card.


Galaxy S3 sports a Samsung built processor Exynos Quad core processor with 1.4 GHz speed to render a fast performance. It features three internal storage alternatives: 16 GB, 32GB and 64GB and can be expanded up to 64GB.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Operating System

Xperia Z comes with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Sony’s own widgets.


Samsung Galaxy S3 sports Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich which can be further upgraded to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean along with the new TouchWiz interface, multi viewing and bespoken toggles.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Camera

Sony Xperia Z beats S3 here. It sports a 13.1 Mp Sony sensor camera and a 2.2MP for 1080p video recording @ 30fps, better specced front camera with Autofocus, HDR, Geo Tagging, flash of LED, face recognition, sweep up Panorama, HDR, full High Definition video recording with video stabilization and continuous autofocus.


Samsung Galaxy S3 comes packed with an 8 MP camera, 1080p video recording @30fps. The front camera is 1.9MP with HD video recording. It features flash with, touch resistant, stabilization for images, Geo tagging applications, recording Video along with images simultaneously.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z supports a 4G LTE connectivity along with Wi FI, GPS, NFC, DLNA and Bluetooth 4.0, headphone and microUSB.


Samsung Galaxy S3 supports Wi Fi, DLNA, and 4G LTE with NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB and headphone.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Battery

Xperia Z with a 2330 mAh battery, Sony provides you with the Battery Stamina mode which shuts the app which hog battery when you don’t use them.


Samsung Galaxy supports a battery of 2100mAh lasts a couple of days with general usage.


Sony Xperia Z v/s Samsung Galaxy S3 – Price

With so many amazing features and high definition display, the Sony Xperia price is INR 35, 000

Galaxy S3 price in India is Rs. 31, 900.



The war between Samsung Galaxy S3 and Sony Xperia Z has come to an end with all the distinct features presented before you. Whilst, S3 has TouchWiz, Xperia dominates S3 when we compare the display, processor and camera.  What do you think? Do you agree with this comparison or not?


By Ashwin Sreekumar Nair – a staff  of MySmartPrice is a price comparison website that helps users find the best price for Mobile phones, Books, Cameras and lots more.

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