Xperia L Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    227
    ppi

Xperia S Sony

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    341
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia L vs Xperia S

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.4
8.7

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.7
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.5
9.3

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
4.3"
Resolution
854 x 480 (227 ppi)
1280 x 720 (341 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
542 cd/m²
495 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.351
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Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB)
1080p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8230)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
191
86.7
Quadrant
4,279
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GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 305
266 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 220
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
12 MP (4000 x 3000)
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
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
1.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ Unknown
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
5 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,750 mA·h
1,750 mA·h
Talk time
601 min
450 min
Standby time
29,880 min
27,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
750 min
--
Web browsing
400 min
--
Video playback
284 min
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.10
+0.10, -0.09
Noise level
-87 dB
-86.6 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.58, -0.12
+0.44, -0.13
Noise level
-86.7 dB
-88.4 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
64 x 128 x 10.6 mm
Weight
137 g
144 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1.2
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
2,539 ms
2,587 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
--
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
--
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
70.7 dB
72.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
69.5 dB
61.8 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