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

Flash

LED
LED

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 oz (172 g)
5.15 oz (146 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, White

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

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
4.3 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2600 mAh

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
 

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 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 (636 h)
 

Music playback

43.20 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

 
Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Jun 30, 2015

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

FCC 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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