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Sony Xperia M vs Sony Xperia L Size compare


Sony Xperia M Remove phone

Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Market Status: Released

Sony Xperia L Remove phone

Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1)Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2) 
Dimensions4.88 x 2.44 x 0.37 inches (124 x 62 x 9.3 mm)5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm) 
Weight4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
Physical size4.0 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution480 x 854 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.

245 ppi228 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 ratio57.39 %60.85 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FeaturesAutofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer 
Settings Exposure compensation, White balance presets 
Shooting ModesPanoramaHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects 
Camcorder1280x720 (720p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230 

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, Krait 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adreno 305 
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 GB5.6 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Talk time10.30 hours
the average is 15 h (890 min)
8.50 hours
the average is 15 h (890 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 18 days (434 h)
20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 18 days (434 h)
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 16 h (934 min)
9.10 hours
the average is 16 h (934 min)
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
Music playback39.40 hours43.20 hours 
Video playback6.58 hours7.50 hours 
Capacity1750 mAh1750 mAh 
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 2100 MHz900, 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 

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.

Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+NFC, DLNA, Miracast, 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, Speakerphone 
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Officially announced04 Jun 201318 Mar 2013 

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