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Sony Xperia M vs Sony Xperia SP

Sony Xperia M

Reasons to consider the Xperia M

3.5G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Weight Lighter 115 g vs 155 g Around 30% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 62x124x9 mm vs 130x67x9 mm Around 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner
Sony Xperia SP

Reasons to consider the Xperia SP

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs HSDPA (21 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 5x faster)
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11 (0 mbps) Almost the same
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1280x720 vs 854x480 More than 2x higher resolution screen
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (70% faster)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 319 PPI vs 244 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Standby time More standby time 29 days vs 18.9 days More than 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 4 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 4.6" vs 4.0" More than 30% larger screen

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
4.0
Thickness Thin
Xperia M:9 mm
SP:10 mm
Network Fast data transfer
Xperia M:HSDPA (21 mbps)
SP:LTE (100 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia M:244 PPI
SP:319 PPI
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Xperia M:854x480
SP:1280x720
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Xperia M:5 MP
SP:8 MP
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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