Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia 1

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
1644 x 3840 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
643 ppi

Technology

TFT
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
82.22 %

Peak brightness

 
400 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
8 megapixels

Features

 
Optical image stabilization (OIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
6.57 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (167 x 72 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 65/68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Gray, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 640

RAM

1 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
128 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
114 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 512 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
3330 mAh

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)
20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G)

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

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
104.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
11.70 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 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-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
 

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
 

Body

0.40 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 950
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