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Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Sony Xperia M Remove phone

Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Remove phone

Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2) 
Form factorCandybarCandybar 
Dimensions4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)5.65 x 3.03 x 0.38 inches (143.5 x 76.9 x 9.6 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 4.9 oz (139 g)
 
Side KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyLeft: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key 
ColorsBlack, Purple, Yellow, White  
Display
Physical size4.0 inches5.0 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 pixels480 x 800 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.

245 ppi187 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.

TFTTFT 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, PanoramaBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
Recording formatMPEG4, H.263, H.264  
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA2 megapixels 
Video capture640x480 (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 MSM8227  
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, 1200 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Yes 
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 RAM 
Built-in storage4 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage2 GB  
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Talk time10.30 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
10.16 hours
the average is 12 h (705 min)
 
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 15 h (902 min)
  
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 30 days (709 h)
  
Music playback39.40 hours  
Video playback6.58 hours  
Capacity1750 mAh2100 mAh 
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MP4, 3GPP, OGGMP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA 
Video playback   
Features

Features - Shows any special features of the particular phone's multimedia

 Zoom, Stretch to fullscreen 
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYes  
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 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, GPRS 
Global RoamingYesYes 
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-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYes  
Phone features
PhonebookUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring IDUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID 
OrganizerCalendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, NotesCalendar, Alarm, Calculator 
MessagingSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text inputSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input 
E-mailIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft ExchangeIMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange 
Instant MessagingHangouts / Google TalkHangouts / Google Talk, ChatON 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
ProfilesAdvanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol, Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol, Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol, Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 b, g, n 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Charging connectormicroUSB  
OtherNFC, 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 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3  
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced04 Jun 201318 Dec 2012 

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