Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia X Compact

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
319 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
69.53 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
CMOS image sensor, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Video calling
Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.5 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.76 oz (135 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 8956

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 510

RAM

1 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
21.2 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

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)
29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G)

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

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
31.2 days (750 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
65.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
10.80 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

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 Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

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, BeiDou

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

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

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
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Jan 31, 2017

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: PY7-14784Z link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
0.97 W/kg
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