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Sony Xperia S vs Sony Xperia U

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Display

Size

4.3 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body

62.21 %
55.70 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
ST Erricson NovaThor U8500

Processor

Dual-core, 1500 MHz
Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 32-bit, 40 nm

GPU

Adreno 220
Mali-400 MP

RAM

1GB
0.5GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

32GB
8GB, available to use: 4 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)
Android (4.0, 2.3.7)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
1320 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)

Features

Video light
Video light, Video calling

Front

1.3 MP
0.3 MP VGA

Design

Dimensions

5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)
4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches (112 x 54 x 12 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
3.88 oz (110.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, White
Black, White

Cellular

UMTS

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

 
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA
DLNA

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

2.1, EDR
2.1, EDR

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, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

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

Jan 27, 2012
Apr 25, 2012

FCC ID value: PY7A3880120 link
FCC ID value: PY7A3880130 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.31 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

1.07 W/kg
1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.31 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.07 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
battery, exchangeable caps, stereo headset, charger, micro USB cable for charging, synchronisation and file transfer, and user documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 10, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
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