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Sony Xperia L vs Apple iPhone 5

Top 32 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia L

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

anonymous
2006
More battery power
Comment
1750 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
21.53% more battery power
anonymous
991
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
742
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
489
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
367
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
338
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
336
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
319
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
303
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
134
Distinctly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
91
Notably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.79 W/kg
vs
1.18 W/kg
0.39 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
72
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.69 W/kg
vs
0.95 W/kg
0.26 W/kg lower SAR for head (EU). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 2.0 W/kg in the EU.
Harshal Kher
21
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Marco Suárez
6
Customizable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can get the phone customized to your liking vs only a few color options.
Syed Daim Imam
4
Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The light beam on the bottom of the phone that lights up when receive notification or changes color depending on the color of the theme. It also lights up and change solar while viewing photos and playing music.
Vivek Ranjan
4
Look
Comment
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
Vassilis Vassilisx
3
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Rio Auldy
2
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
2
Xloud Clear Audio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Better sound and clear the audio
Akhil R Das
1
Elegant Body
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The body looks more elegant than the competitors.
Harshal Kher
1
“WALKMAN” application
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
1
Newer Chipset
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm snapdragon 400 msm8226 vs qualcomm snapdragon s4 plus msm8230
Shreef Edlbi
1
It's very cheap and it's useful!
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Great specifications in only 200$
Syed Daim Imam
-5
Has a notification LED
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The LED light alerts you to missed notifications
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
305
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
240
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
210
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
67
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
66
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
60
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
58
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
32
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Sony Xperia L is better than Apple iPhone 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 32 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to Sony Xperia L

anonymous
1547
Lots faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1273
Substantially higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
228 ppi
42.98% higher pixel density
anonymous
918
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1136x640 px
vs
854x480 px
1.77x higher resolution
anonymous
648
Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
481
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
421
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
anonymous
355
Lighter
Comment
112 g
vs
137 g
25 g lighter
anonymous
334
A lot thinner
Comment
7.6 mm
vs
9.7 mm
2.10 mm thinner
anonymous
301
Vastly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
anonymous
279
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
164
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
143
Sizably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
142
Measurably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
131
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
105
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
103
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
1.18 W/kg
vs
1.38 W/kg
0.20 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
101
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
87
Has a gyroscope
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A gyroscope is a sensor that can be used to either measure or maintain the orientation of a device. Traditionally, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, eg. twisting or rotation.
anonymous
59
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
-94
Clearly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
65 mm
6.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-161
Vastly less body volume
Comment
55.1 cm³
vs
81.15 cm³
47.28% less body volume
anonymous
-182
A little shorter
Comment
123.8 mm
vs
128.7 mm
4.90 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
196
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
70
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
43
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
64
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
58
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Swift
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Apple Swift
anonymous
44
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
42
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
42
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
41
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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