Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia ZL

Display

Display size

4.6 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

66.63 %
74.99 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 inches (130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm)
5.18 x 2.75 x 0.39 inches (131.6 x 69.8 x 9.8 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.33 oz (151 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors

Black, Red, White
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960T
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 320

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 64 GB

OS

Android (4.3, 4.1)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)

Battery

Capacity

2370 mAh
2370 mAh

Talk time

10.73 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

29.0 days (697 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

13.23 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

29.4 days (706 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

44.61 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

8.41 hours
5.50 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 18
Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 03, 2013
Feb 26, 2013

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0350 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0240 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.63 W/kg
0.38 W/kg

Body

1.08 W/kg
0.83 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.43 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
1.24 W/kg
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