Xperia S Sony

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

Galaxy Nexus Samsung

  • 32 GB
    • 32 GB
    • Unlocked
    • Verizon
  • clock speed
    1.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.7
    inches
  • resolution
    315
    ppi

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
4.7"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (341 ppi)
1280 x 720 (315 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
Super AMOLED
Brightness
495 cd/m²
247 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
--
--
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
--
Video out
1080p (Micro HDMI)
Micro USB

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
Texas Instruments OMAP 4 (OMAP4460)
CPU
1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
1.2 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
86.7
77.1
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
266 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 220
384 MHz, PowerVR SGX540
Architecture
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
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--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
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--
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
--
Resolution
12 MP (4000 x 3000)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
Flash Type
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Image stabilization
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
Yes
Aperture
f/2.4
--
Secondary camera
1.3 MP
1.3 MP

video

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

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,750 mA·h
1,750 mA·h
Talk time
450 min
506 min
Standby time
27,000 min
17,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
503 min
Web browsing
--
181 min
Video playback
--
362 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Bottom)
Frequency response
+0.10, -0.09
+0.11, -0.69
Noise level
-86.6 dB
-90.6 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.44, -0.13
+0.41, -0.61
Noise level
-88.4 dB
-89.5 dB
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
64 x 128 x 10.6 mm
67.8 x 135.4 x 9.5 mm
Weight
144 g
149 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
Android 4.0
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.2
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
2,587 ms
1,863 ms

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSPA (14 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/n/g/a (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
2.1+EDR
3.0+HS
USB On-the-Go
Yes
Yes

features

Internal storage
32 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
None
None
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Full Size
Speaker volume (Voice)
72.7 dB
66.2 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
61.8 dB
60.5 dB
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
--
Barometer
No
--
Hygrometer
No
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