Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy J5

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
67.53 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
5 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.59 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (142.1 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 306

RAM

1 GB
1.5 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
8 GB

Available to use

5.6 GB
4.3 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2600 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
User replaceable

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

9.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Music playback

43.20 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Jun 30, 2015

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ500F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.58 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.70 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.09 W/kg
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