Features Key features of the Xperia C  vs Galaxy Grand 

screen size

screen resolution

Xperia C
960 x 540
Galaxy Grand
800 x 480



Xperia C
Quad core
Galaxy Grand
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Sony Xperia C

Reasons to consider the
Sony Xperia C

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More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Longer standby time 35,280 min vs 26,352 min Around 35% longer standby time
More battery capacity 2,390 mA·h vs 2,100 mA·h Around 15% more battery capacity
Sharper screen 220 ppi vs 186 ppi Around 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 153 g vs 162 g More than 5% lighter
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 9.6 mm More than 5% thinner
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Better theoretical download speed 21.1 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s Around 55x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia C  vs Galaxy Grand 

An 8-megapixel shooter with a BSI Exmor R sensor and an LED flash is what you'll find housed at the rear of the Xperia C. The snapper performs admirably, but it's expectedly far from flawless.
Xperia C

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia C  vs
Galaxy Grand 
Size 5" 5"
Resolution 960 x 540 800 x 480
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 220 ppi 186 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 4 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown


Generation 3G 4G
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (21.1 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Standby time 35,280 min 26,352 min
Capacity 2,390 mA·h 2,100 mA·h

form factor

Xperia C  vs
Galaxy Grand 
Weight 153 g 162 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 9.6 mm
Size 74.2 x 141.5 x 8.9 mm 76.9 x 143.5 x 9.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Sony Xperia C
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