Sony Xperia SP Sony Xperia P

Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia P

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 HSPA (14 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (more than 7x faster)
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs Unknown, 1000 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (70% faster)
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1280x720 vs 540x960 Around 80% higher resolution screen
Standby time More standby time 29 days vs 19.8 days Around 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 319 PPI vs 275 PPI Around 20% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen size Larger screen 4.6" vs 4.0" More than 30% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10.7 hours vs 5 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
Sony Xperia P

Reasons to consider the Xperia P

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Weight Lighter 120 g vs 155 g More than 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 59x122x10 mm vs 130x67x9 mm More than 10% smaller


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
Xperia P275 PPI
Thickness Thin
SP10 mm
Xperia P11 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Xperia P540x960
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Network Fast data transfer
SPLTE (100 mbps)
Xperia PHSPA (14 mbps)
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
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

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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