Sony Xperia L vs Samsung Galaxy S II

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
218 ppi

Technology

TFT
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
62.75 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling
Video light, Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
4.93 x 2.60 x 0.33 inches (125.3 x 66.1 x 8.49 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
4.09 oz (116 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4210

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU

Adreno 305
Mali-400 MP4

RAM

1 GB
1 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 32 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (4.1.2, 4.0.4, 4.0, 2.3)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
1650 mAh

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1393 min)
18.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1393 min)

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

9.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
9.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
25.8 days (620 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
 

Video playback

7.50 hours
 

Cellular

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

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
3.0

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, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS
A-GPS

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), SyncML, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

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
DLNA, MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
 

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: A3LGTI9100 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 800
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