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Samsung E1225T vs Sony Xperia U Size compare


Samsung E1225T Remove phone

Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Market Status: Released

Sony Xperia U Remove phone

Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Market Status: Released

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Device typeBasic phoneSmart phone 
OS Android (4.0, 2.3.7) 
Dimensions4.30 x 1.79 x 0.54 inches (109.1 x 45.5 x 13.7 mm)4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches (112 x 54 x 12 mm) 
Weight2.55 oz (72 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 5.1 oz (146 g)
Physical size1.8 inches3.5 inches 
Resolution128 x 160 pixels480 x 854 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

114 ppi280 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio20.53 %55.70 % 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
Touchscreen Multi-touch 
Features Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera 5 megapixels 
Flash LED 
Features Autofocus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging 
Shooting Modes Panorama 
Camcorder 1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video light, Video calling 
Front-facing camera 0.3 megapixels VGA 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

 ST Erricson NovaThor U8500 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

 Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9 
Graphics processor ARM Mali-400 MP 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

 512 MB RAM 
Built-in storage 8 GB 
Maximum User Storage 4 GB 
Talk time8.83 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
6.60 hours
the average is 13 h (800 min)
Stand-by time25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
10.8 days (260 hours)
the average is 17 days (412 h)
Talk time (3G) 5.60 hours
the average is 15 h (906 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 19.7 days (472 hours)
the average is 24 days (579 h)
Music playback 45.00 hours 
Video playback 6.00 hours 
Capacity800 mAh1320 mAh 
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Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist, Playlists 
Features Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
RadioFMFM, Stereo, RDS 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube player Yes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services support Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
GSM900, 1800 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS 850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
DataEDGEHSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Multiple SIM cards2 slots  

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

Navigation Yes 
Bluetooth 2.1, EDR 
Wi-Fi 802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USB USB 2.0 
Connector microUSB 
Features Mass storage device, USB charging 
Other DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (40 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Sensors Accelerometer, Compass 
Other Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Officially announced 26 Feb 2012 
Shopping information
Accessories battery, exchangeable caps, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation 

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