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Sony Xperia SP Sony Xperia S

Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia S

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
Standby time More standby time 29 days vs 18.8 days More than 50% more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1700 MHz vs Unknown, 1500 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 10% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.6" vs 4.3" More than 10% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10.7 hours vs 7.5 hours More than 40% more talk time per battery charge
Thickness Slightly thinner 10 mm vs 11 mm Around 10% thinner
Sony Xperia S

Reasons to consider the Xperia S

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Internal storage Much more internal storage 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 12.1 MP vs 8 MP Take photos with more than 50% more detail for larger prints
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 341 PPI vs 319 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Weight Slightly lighter 144 g vs 155 g Around 10% lighter

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
1280x720
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
SP:319 PPI
Xperia S:341 PPI
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
SP:8 MP
Xperia S:12.1 MP
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
SP:Unknown, 1700 MHz
Xperia S:Unknown, 1500 MHz
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Thickness Thin
SP:10 mm
Xperia S:11 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)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Network Fast data transfer
SP:LTE (100 mbps)
Xperia S:HSPA (14 mbps)
Screen size Large screens
SP:4.6"
Xperia S:4.3"
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
SP:8 GB
Xperia S:32 GB
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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