Xperia Sola Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.7
    inches
  • resolution
    264
    ppi

Xperia U Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    279
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia Sola vs Xperia U

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.4
8.4

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.5
5.5

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Music

voice volume and music volume
8.8
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.1
7.2

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.7"
3.5"
Resolution
854 x 480 (264 ppi)
854 x 480 (279 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
500 cd/m²
515 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
--
1.758
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
720p
720p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Dual core
Dual core
Linpack
68.1
64.9
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
ARM Mali-400
ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
Single core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.5 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
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/2.0
Secondary camera
None
0.3 MP

video

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

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Removable)
Capacity
1,320 mA·h
1,320 mA·h
Talk time
360 min
336 min
Standby time
28,200 min
28,320 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
--
Web browsing
--
--
Video playback
--
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.04
+0.03, -0.04
Noise level
-81.6 dB
-87.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.45, -0.10
+0.45, -0.10
Noise level
-81.8 dB
-86.4 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
59 x 116 x 9.9 mm
54 x 112 x 12 mm
Weight
107 g
110 g
Body
Plastic
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Android 4.0
Android 4.0
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
2,837 ms
2,814 ms

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 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
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
Charger
--
SIM card
--
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
60.9 dB
65.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
59 dB
65.1 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