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Sony Xperia U vs Samsung Galaxy Ace

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

3.5 inches
3.5 inches

Resolution:

854 x 480 pixels, 280 PPI
480 x 320 pixels, 165 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

55.70 %
54.08 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

ST Erricson NovaThor U8500
Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227

Processor:

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9, 32-bit, 40 nm
Single core, 800 MHz, ARM11

GPU:

Mali-400 MP
Adreno 200

RAM:

0.5GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

8GB, available to use: 4 GB
0.158GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.0, 2.3.7)
Android (2.3, 2.2)

Battery

Capacity:

1320 mAh
1350 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)
320x240 (QVGA) (20 fps)

Features:

Video light, Video calling

Front:

0.3 MP VGA

Design

Dimensions:

4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches (112 x 54 x 12 mm)
4.43 x 2.36 x 0.45 inches (112.4 x 59.9 x 11.5 mm)

Weight:

3.88 oz (110.0 g)
3.99 oz (113.0 g)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, UMTS

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA
DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
3.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location:

A-GPS
A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Computer sync, OTA sync

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 recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 25, 2012
Dec 08, 2010

FCC ID value:

PY7A3880130 link
A3LGTS5830 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.09 W/kg
0.69 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

1.03 W/kg
1.31 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.09 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.84 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:

Feb 26, 2012
Jan 26, 2011
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