Xperia S Sony

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

Lumia 900 Nokia

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    216
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia S vs Nokia Lumia 900

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.8
N/A

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.6
N/A

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
N/A

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.3
N/A

Geekaphone Score

7.4
N/A

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
4.3"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (341 ppi)
800 x 480 (216 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
AMOLED
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro HDMI)
720p

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (APQ8055)
CPU
1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
GPU
266 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 220
245 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 205
Architecture
Single core
Single core
RAM
1 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
--
Resolution
12 MP (4000 x 3000)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Image stabilization
Panorama
Yes
--
Continuous shooting
None
Yes
Aperture
f/2.4
--
Secondary camera
1.3 MP
1 MP

video

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

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,750 mA·h
1,830 mA·h
Talk time
450 min
420 min
Standby time
27,000 min
18,000 min

music

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

form factor

Size
64 x 128 x 10.6 mm
127.8 x 68.5 x 11.5 mm
Weight
144 g
160 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
--

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
--
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (50 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
No
Bluetooth
2.1+EDR
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
32 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
None
None
Included accessories
--
Charger
SIM card
Micro-SIM
--
Special-features

sensors

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