Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy M20

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
83.67 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.9

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
6.16 x 2.93 x 0.35 inches (156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.56 oz (186 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Blue

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, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Available to use

5.6 GB
50.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

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)
29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

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

Internet use

 
3G: 15 hours; LTE: 17 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours

Music playback

43.20 hours
101.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
17.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Jan 20, 2019

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMM205FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.18 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.29 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.13 W/kg
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