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Sony Xperia M Remove phone

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

Posted: 18 Mar 2013
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)5.07 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)
 
KeysRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock keyRight: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key 
ColorsBlack, Purple, Yellow, WhiteBlack, Red, White 
Display
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

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 
Screen-to-body ratio57.39 %60.85 % 
Colors16 777 21616 777 216 
TouchscreenCapacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass 
Camera
Camera5 megapixels8 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo taggingTouch 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) 
Recording formatMPEG4, H.263, H.264  
Features Video calling 
Front-facing camera0.3 megapixels VGA0.3 megapixels VGA 
Video capture640x480 (VGA)640x480 (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 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus 
ModelMSM8227MSM8230 
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, 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.

1 GB RAM1 GB RAM (533 MHz) / LPDDR2 
Built-in storage4 GB8 GB 
Maximum User Storage2 GB5.6 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Capacity1750 mAh1750 mAh 
TypeLi - IonLi - Ion 
User replaceableYesYes 
Talk time10.30 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
8.50 hours
the average is 14 h (835 min)
 
Stand-by time20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 16 days (390 h)
 
Talk time (3G)9.00 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
9.10 hours
the average is 16 h (963 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 22 days (526 h)
 
Music playback39.40 hours43.20 hours 
Video playback6.58 hours7.50 hours 
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Multimedia
MirroringDLNADLNA, Miracast 
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognition 
Supported formatsMP3, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, MP4, 3GPP, OGGMP3, AAC, eAAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WAV, OGG 
Video playback   
Supported formatsMPEG4, H.263, H.264MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD, AVI, MOV, MKV 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM, Stereo, RDS 
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
Headphones connector3.5mm3.5mm 
Internet browsing
Browser   
supportsHTML, HTML5HTML, HTML5 
Built-in online services supportFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+ 
Cellular
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, UMTSHSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS 
2G DataEDGE, GPRSEDGE, GPRS 
Global RoamingYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
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 
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, Document viewer, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes 
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 
Hearing aid compatibilityM3M3 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.04.0 
Profiles/ ProtocolsAdvanced 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), 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) 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band 
Mobile hotspotYesYes 
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
Charging connectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
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-GPS 
NavigationYesYes 
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Availability
Officially announced04 Jun 201318 Mar 2013 
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

 12 May 2013 
 FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head 0.65 W/kg 
Body 0.40 W/kg 
Product Specific Use 1.04 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission 1.59 W/kg 

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