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Sony Xperia T vs Sony Xperia ion

Sony Xperia T Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 7.6

Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Market Status: Released

Sony Xperia ion Remove phone

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PA Rating - 8
User Rating - 8.8

Posted: 09 Jan 2012
Market Status: Released

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Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.0.4)Android (4.1.2, 4.0, 2.3) 
Dimensions5.09 x 2.65 x 0.37 inches (129.4 x 67.3 x 9.35 mm)5.20 x 2.68 x 0.42 inches (132 x 68 x 10.6 mm) 
Weight4.90 oz (139 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)
 
Display
Physical size4.5 inches4.5 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 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.

323 ppi323 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 
TouchscreenMulti-touchMulti-touch 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glassLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera
Camera13 megapixels12.1 megapixels 
FlashLEDLED 
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.

F2.4  
FeaturesBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Geo tagging, Scenes, Self-timerBack-illuminated sensor (BSI), Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Panorama 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1920x1080 (1080p HD) 
FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Video light, Video calling  
Front-facing camera1.3 megapixels1.3 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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A  
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, 1500 MHz, KraitDual core, 1500 MHz 
Graphics processorAdreno 225Yes 
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 storage16 GB16 GB 
Storage expansionmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GBmicroSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB 
Battery
Talk time7.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 12 h (746 min)
 
Stand-by time18.8 days (450 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Talk time (3G)7.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
4.00 hours
the average is 13 h (769 min)
 
Stand-by time (3G)17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
14.6 days (350 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)
 
Capacity1850 mAh1900 mAh 
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Multimedia
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Music recognitionAlbum art cover, Background playback 
RadioFM, Stereo, RDSFM 
SpeakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker  
YouTube playerYesYes 
Internet browsing
Built-in online services supportYouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, TwitterFacebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter 
Technology
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 1900, 2100 MHz 
FDD LTE 700 (band 17) MHz 
DataHSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRSLTE, HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, GPRS 
Micro SIMYes  
HD VoiceYes  
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-GPSA-GPS, Glonass 
NavigationYesYes 
Connectivity
Bluetooth3.1Yes 
Wi-Fi802.11 b, g, nYes 
Mobile hotspotYes  
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSB 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 
HDMIvia microUSBYes 
OtherNFC, DLNA, Miracast, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTV-Out, NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Other features
NotificationsService lights, Haptic 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 
OtherVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Availability
Officially announced29 Aug 201209 Jan 2012 
Shopping information
AccessoriesStereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation  

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