Xperia U Sony

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

Xperia ray Sony

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.3
    inches
  • resolution
    295
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia U vs Xperia ray

Display

PPI and contrast ratio in sunlight
7.5
7.7

Camera

aperture
5.0
5.0

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.0

Geekaphone Score

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

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
3.5"
3.3"
Resolution
854 x 480 (279 ppi)
854 x 480 (295 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD
Brightness
515 cd/m²
--
Contrast in sunlight
1.758
1.955
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
720p (Micro USB with MHL)
720p

processor

System on a chip
ST-Ericsson Nova Thor (U8500)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (MSM8255)
CPU
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
1 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
64.9
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
ARM Mali-400
245 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 205
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/2.4
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Image stabilization
Panorama
Yes
No
Continuous shooting
None
Yes
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
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
--
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion Polymer (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
1,320 mA·h
1,500 mA·h
Talk time
336 min
390 min
Standby time
28,320 min
25,800 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
--
Web browsing
--
--
Video playback
--
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.03, -0.04
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-87.3 dB
-89.4 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.45, -0.10
+0.47, -0.13
Noise level
-86.4 dB
-89.1 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
54 x 112 x 12 mm
53 x 111 x 9.4 mm
Weight
110 g
100 g
Body
Plastic
Aluminum
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
Android 2.3
Upgradable to
Android 4.0
Android 4.0.4
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
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)
802.11n/g/b (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
2.1+EDR
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
Yes
No

features

Internal storage
8 GB
0.29 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
--
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
--
Mini-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.7 dB
64.6 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
65.1 dB
61.6 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
A-GPS
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
Showing 10 comments.
I wanted to buy xperia U and upgrade it to ICS.. but I heard that many people face problems after upgrading U to ICS. has anything like that happened with anyone here?? i'm confused. which one should I buy between these two!??
Hahahaha
Xperia ray is a good fone but xperia u is awesome
My Xperia U fell into a pond and when I picked it up. Damn still working!! I don't lie to you! Since then I started to wandering whether Xperia U really not a Waterproof or it just a bluff.Or maybe it just my lucky day that my phone still working perfectly xD
i planning to buy xperia ray...,give me some advise pleasee,is it a good choice
the video quality of the video camera is INDEPENDENT of the photo camera they both have 720p video recording capability, it should have nothing to do with the MP the photo camera has.
genius, both are xperia :D
the "video out" with 5MP in U make it a par with 8MP without "video out" in Ray. really I dont think if the "video out" will be very helpful, we dont need it as often as taking pictures & videos right?
For the photo and video section... it says "too close to call"??? HELL 8 MP and 5 MP is indeed far different -_-'
i think as per cost..  xperia is the overall winner