Sony Xperia S vs Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY 4G

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Display

Size

4.3 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1280 x 720 pixels,
342 PPI
854 x 480 pixels,
245 PPI

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

62.21 %
59.72 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz
Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion

GPU

Adreno 220
Adreno 205

RAM

1GB
0.5GB LPDDR2

ROM

 
512 MB

Internal storage

32GB
0.4GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)
Android (2.3.3)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
1500 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps), 800 x 480 pixels 30 fps

Features

Video light
Video light, Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
Yes

Design

Dimensions

5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)
4.69 x 2.44 x 0.63 inches (119 x 62 x 16 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Features

 
Dedicated game buttons

Keys

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter
Right: Volume control, Other

Colors

Black, White
 

Cellular

UMTS

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

Data Speed

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSPA, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.1

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications

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, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 27, 2012
Mar 11, 2011

FCC ID value: PY7A3880120 link
FCC ID value: PY7A3880087 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.31 W/kg
0.60 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Body

1.07 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Measured in

 
1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission

1.31 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 10, 2012
Sep 08, 2011
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