Sony Xperia T compares some tasks with the iPhone 5

Sony Xperia T compares some tasks with the iPhone 5
For all its warts, the iPhone 5 is a very powerful device. Many of us that frequent technology sites can obsess over granular issues that shape our perspective on the technology we use. In our review of the iPhone 5, we lauded the design and overall performance while longing for a bit more in the overall user experience.

When it comes to many of these details we pay attention to, we are the minority in the grand scheme. What we see most of the time does not register one bit for most average consumers, including differences in common tasks that most people perform on their smartphones.

The Sony Xperia T is also a pretty impressive device. In our review of the Xperia T, what few gripes we had were not enough to prevent us from recommending it to those that were interested in it. While the 13MP camera does not break any new ground, the quality was excellent and its performance was fast.

What about other tasks? Well the folks at TechRadar decided to pit the Xperia T and the iPhone 5 against each other in three common tasks, boot-up time, web-page loading, and video streaming on YouTube. That said, the network based testing, page loading and YouTube stream was riding on their Wi-Fi, so it does not reflect carrier performance of the handsets. These are hardly scientific comparisons, but they look at casual performance from another angle. When looking at the timer, there are noticeable differences, but then again, in a real world environment, would the casual consumer notice?

source: TechRadar via Xperia Blog



1. Target

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 05, 2012


4. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Lol anything compares and beats , the new iphone 5, now a days,, even entry level phones.. lol

6. Target

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

is that why the I5 beat every android phone on just about every known cross platform benchmarks???? Laughing at YOU

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Exactly, and in this test it won 2 of 3 categories and wasn't on lte. Both phones r fast, haters r gonna find anything they can to knock the iPhone. Face it the iPhone is a hot device, and I've watched every YouTube speed battle so far and iPhone 5 has won them all. Think about it.

11. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

now think about the price.....and the restriced os

15. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

The price is high in all flagship smartphones and the OS is a matter of preference. Think about that.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

BAM!!! Good one, that's how u set em straight

30. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

well if u like spending money jus to be in prison then go ahead .......but i really feel sorry for you.....really

32. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Experia that comment made no sense, cuz for one serious9010 clearly said that OS is a netter if preference, so that deflates any argument u can put up on OS. for two we r not n prison, n prison u r told what to do. People choose the OS they want and if that's apple then so be it. The money they spend is their biz, if they got it they got. iPhones start at 199 and go up jus like android, so what money r they spending that android user aren't? U always throw apple under the bus, but there's no innate differences in these devices that actually makes one any better than the other. OS's u subjective dude what Tom likes mike mite not. Oh well such is life. You make some good points sometime, but this wasn't one of them.

39. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

i mean when considering the FREEDOM of android and looking back at the many restrictions of would consider it to be similiar to a prison facility, as in locked down, cant do much?.......this argument is really getting tiresome and there is no way you can convince me that apple isnt telling you how your operating system should work! as well as how much money you should spend on the iphone! if you refuse to see that light then so be it but jus know many others will not refrain from bashing your "ignorant" comments

35. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Matter of preference

26. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

ip5 dont beat all phones, those results that showing are false and missleading isheeps peoples like u. Go and google for the REAL results instead for Apples own false benchmarks.

29. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

So any objective result in favour of the iPhone is somehow false? How f**ked up is ur logic dude...

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

His Logic is completely absent what has replaced his logic is hatred of Apple so he refuses to acknowledge anything that Apple does that's good or can b good. The fact that he said individual and independent testing of the iPhone versus these other phones are false and perpetrated by Apple is proof that he simply does not want to admit how good the iPhone is. If the android devices were winning these tests then these tests would be valid and true, but since Apple is the one winning these tests or should I say the iPhone these comments have to be false or these tests have to be false I mean you are right were in the heck is his logic

33. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Xfire99 these YouTube vids aren't done by apple, they r done by phonearena phonedog cnet wirefly and others. If iPhone was losing then the results would b true. Face it apple released a powerful winner in the ip5 it's the real deal and is worth the cost. Ask yourself this? If the iPhone is such a POS then why does each company compare its Top dog against the iPhone? Why is it Every phone maker wants to make an iPhone killer? When did you hear a phone company try to make an HTC Evo killer a Samsung galaxy S3 killer or a Motorola droid killer? Apple is the benchmark Apple is the standard you may as well get used to it this is just the fact. Also this is not a pro Apple post this is just a actual factual post the iPhone is a beast I have one and I also have an HTC one X and my iPhone always beats it in speed test web browsing and OS fluidity it's just a fact but I still love my android phone also

16. Danre

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

Xperia running on Icecream Sandwich and still able to beat iPhone 5. I wonder what will happen when it will upgrade to Jellybeam. Sony is lot better than Apple.

17. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

except it didn't beat it and jellyben is not as fast/smooth as expected.

34. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

U really think Sony makes better phones than apple? Really? No further comment is even needed on this post.

38. Danre

Posts: 85; Member since: Sep 02, 2012

Not only in phone but also Sony attitude towards their competitors(healthy competition). and in phone -Better design -Cool UI -Faster Browsing (the function which I used in most in smartphone)

2. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

I will take the SONY any day!

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

The names T.......Xperia T

5. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

that only made me wanna get an xperia even more now....... :(

7. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

but WHO CARES bout 1-2 secs -_-" its all bout userbility

21. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

milisecs I don't care about. but seconds? definitely welcome in a lesser amount ;)

9. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

That Sony looks good

10. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

It's like comparing Justin Bieber and average bloke

13. cepcamba

Posts: 717; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

iPhone = Justin Bieber Xperia T = James Bond

22. serious9010

Posts: 254; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

iPhone = James Bond Xperia T = Justin Bieber

28. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

With iP5, ole James Bond gets lost.... With any Android ICS handset, Justin Bieber gets to his destination. Same for Nokia phones.

31. juanyunis

Posts: 73; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

yeah right, so the new 007 movie is using the iPhone?

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