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Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia M vs Sony Xperia miro

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Sony Xperia L Remove phone

Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia M Remove phone

Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Sony Xperia miro Remove phone

Posted: 13 Jun 2012
Market Status: Released
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (4.2.2, 4.1.2)Android (4.3, 4.1)Android (4.0.4)
Dimensions5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)4.45 x 2.34 x 0.39 inches (113 x 59.4 x 9.9 mm)
Weight4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
3.88 oz (110 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
Display
Physical size4.3 inches4.0 inches3.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 pixels480 x 854 pixels320 x 480 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.

228 ppi245 ppi165 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.

TFTTFTTFT
Colors16 777 21616 777 21616 777 216
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touchMulti-touch
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassProximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Camera
Camera8 megapixels5 megapixels5 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDLED
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects, Self-timerAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaAutofocus, Touch to focus, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, Geo tagging, Panorama, Scenes, Self-timer
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD)640x480 (VGA) (30 fps)
FeaturesVideo calling Video calling
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA
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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
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.

Dual core, 1000 MHz, KraitDual core, 1000 MHz, KraitSingle core, 800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A5
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 305Adreno 200 (enhanced)
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.

1024 MB RAM1024 MB RAM512 MB RAM / 4096 MB ROM
Built-in storage8 GB4 GB2.2 GB
Maximum User Storage5.6 GB2 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB
Battery
Talk time8.50 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
10.30 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
5.00 hours
the average is 12 h (713 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
Talk time (3G)9.10 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
6.00 hours
the average is 15 h (903 min)
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
22.7 days (545 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
Capacity1750 mAh1750 mAh1500 mAh
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
YouTube playerYesYesYes
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
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.

GPS, A-GPSGPS, A-GPSGPS
NavigationYesYesYes
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.02.1, EDR
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0USB 2.0
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBmicroUSB
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging
OtherNFC, DLNA, Miracast, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Other features
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Availability
Officially announced18 Mar 201304 Jun 201313 Jun 2012
Shopping information
Accessories  Charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation.

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