Xperia C Sony

  • clock speed
    1.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    5
    inches
  • resolution
    220
    ppi

Xperia SP Sony

  • clock speed
    1.7
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.6
    inches
  • resolution
    319
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia C vs Xperia SP

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.2
8.5

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
6.1
6.8

Graphics performance

epic citadel
8.0
9.8

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
9.1
7.9

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.0
9.1

Geekaphone Score

7.7
8.0

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
5"
4.6"
Resolution
960 x 540 (220 ppi)
1280 x 720 (319 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (PenTile)
Brightness
639 cd/m²
568 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.283
1.733
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
1080p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
MediaTek MT6589
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (MSM8960T)
CPU
1.2 GHz, ARM Cortex A7
1.7 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Quad core
Dual core
Linpack
132.3
348
Quadrant
4,941
7,897
GPU
286 MHz, PowerVR SGX544
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
10
--
Epic citadel
36.3
58
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0 - f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0 - f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.31 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
WMV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
8 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,390 mA·h
2,370 mA·h
Talk time
735 min
643 min
Standby time
36,300 min
41,820 min
Tested
3G talk time
809 min
1,189 min
Web browsing
765 min
378 min
Video playback
773 min
447 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Bottom)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.05, -0.38
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-83.5 dB
-86.9 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+1.01, -0.24
+0.38, -0.16
Noise level
-83.2 dB
-86.7 dB
FM radio
Receive, Transmit
Receive

form factor

Size
74.2 x 141.5 x 8.9 mm
130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm
Weight
153 g
155 g
Body
Plastic
Aluminum
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
--
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,319 ms
1,116 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
Yes

features

Internal storage
4 GB
8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM (2, Active)
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.3 dB
66.6 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
61.7 dB
61.9 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
No
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No