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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2a vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2a Remove phone

Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Market Status: Released
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Apple iPhone 5s Remove phone

Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Cricket, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Alltel

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSWindows Mobile Professional (6.5)iOS (7.x) 
Dimensions4.33 x 2.13 x 0.63 inches (110 x 54 x 16 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm) 
Weight5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Body material Aluminium 
Display
Physical size3.2 inches4.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 800 pixels640 x 1136 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.

292 ppi326 ppi 
Technology

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.

TFTIPS LCD 
Colors65 53616 777 216 
TouchscreenYesYes 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Oleophobic coating 
Camera
Camera8.1 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashYesDual LED 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

 F2.2 
Camera sensor size 1/3" 
FeaturesAutofocus, Digital image stabilization, Digital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama 
Camcorder800 x 480 pixels1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps) 
FeaturesVideo callingDigital image stabilization, Picture-taking during video recording 
Front-facing cameraYes1.2 megapixels 
Hardware
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.

 Apple A7 
Processor

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.

528 MHzDual core, 1300 MHz, 64-bit 
Graphics processorYesPowerVR G6430 
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.

288 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM1024 MB RAM 
Built-in storage0.11 GB64 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC  
Battery
Talk time10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
  
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
  
Talk time (3G)6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)26.7 days (640 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
 
Capacity1500 mAh1570 mAh 
Not user replaceable Yes 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter by Album, Artist 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Speakers Earpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
BrowserInternet Explorer MobileSafari 
Built-in online services support YouTube (upload), Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 13), 700 (band 17), 800 (band 18), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25), 2100 (band 1) MHz 
DataHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGELTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
nano-SIM Yes 
Positioning

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.

A-GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning 
Navigation Turn-by-turn navigation 
Connectivity
Bluetooth2.1, EDR4.0 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspot Yes 
USBUSB 2.0Yes 
ConnectormicroUSBProprietary 
Features USB charging 
OtherTV-Out, DLNA, Computer syncTV-Out, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Phone profiles, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Additional microphone(s) for Noise cancellation, Video recording 
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint ID 
Hearing aid compatibility M4, T4 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced02 Sep 200910 Sep 2013 
Shopping information
Accessories Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation 

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