Xperia U Sony

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

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia U

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.3

Processing power

linpack and sunspider
5.5

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.2

Detailed Comparison

display

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

processor

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

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
Flash
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Continuous shooting
None
Aperture
f/2.0
Secondary camera
0.3 MP

video

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

battery

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

music

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

form factor

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

software

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

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
No
Bluetooth
2.1+EDR
USB On-the-Go
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
Supported card formats
None
Included accessories
--
SIM card
--
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.7 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
65.1 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
Gyroscope
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Compass
Yes
Thermometer
No
Barometer
No
Hygrometer
No
Showing 5 comments.
No hologram though, but for the price, it is okay!
this phone rocks, has 3d capabilities and I can drive my car using this one. battery is awesome standby time 365 days a year!
yes, and the lack of the NFC...I have the sony xperia u and its fantastic, but could be much better for what it's worth!!!!
i wanna buy thix phone cuz i love it but the only thing which is stopping me to buy it is lacking of sd card slot...plz launch it again with this accessory...plz plz plz
I'm going to buy one.....the only thing i am really sorry is that it doesnt have a card slot .....only 4 Gb of memory.....come on sony.....you know what the people want...you can do better...!