Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia XA

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Display

Size:

4.3 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution:

854 x 480 pixels, 228 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body:

60.85 %
71.89 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU:

Adreno 305
Mali-T860 MP2

RAM:

1GB LPDDR2
2GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 5.6 GB
16GB, available to use: 8.2 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

1750 mAh
2300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

MediaTek Pump Express

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

8 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
13 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3"

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
Yes

Features:

Video calling
EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

0.3 MP VGA
8 MP (Autofocus)

Video capture:

640x480 (VGA)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.65 x 2.63 x 0.31 inches (143.6 x 66.8 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

4.83 oz (137.0 g)
4.85 oz (137.4 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Black, Gold, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

Phone features

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 12, 2013

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0290

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 18, 2013
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