Xperia SP Sony

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

Xperia L Sony

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

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia SP vs Xperia L

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.5
8.1

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
6.8
5.9

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.9
7.3

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.1
9.5

Geekaphone Score

7.6
7.3

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.6"
4.3"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (319 ppi)
854 x 480 (227 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (PenTile)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
568 cd/m²
542 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
1.733
1.351
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
720p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (MSM8960T)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8230)
CPU
1.7 GHz, ARM Krait
1 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
348
191
Quadrant
7,897
4,279
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
Qualcomm Adreno 305
Architecture
Quad core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
58
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0 - f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 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
Digital
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.0 - f/2.4
f/2.0
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
0.3 MP

video

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

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
2,370 mA·h
1,750 mA·h
Talk time
643 min
601 min
Standby time
41,820 min
29,880 min
Tested
3G talk time
1,189 min
750 min
Web browsing
378 min
400 min
Video playback
447 min
284 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.10
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-86.9 dB
-87 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.38, -0.16
+0.58, -0.12
Noise level
-86.7 dB
-86.7 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
130.6 x 67.1 x 10 mm
128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
Weight
155 g
137 g
Body
Aluminum
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Sunspider
1,116 ms
2,539 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
3G, HSDPA (21 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

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

sensors

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