Sony Xperia L vs Apple iPhone 5

Top 21 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia L

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

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1078
More battery power
1750 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
21.53% more battery power
anonymous
475
A tad bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
447
Has an external memory slot
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.
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244
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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224
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
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202
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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196
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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187
Is DLNA certified
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.
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131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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83
Noticeably smaller semiconductor size
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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56
Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
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43
Considerably lower SAR for head (EU)
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.
Vivek Ranjan
3
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
Vassilis Vassilisx
2
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
Syed Daim Imam
0
Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
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.
Akhil R Das
0
Elegant Body
Yes
vs
No
The body looks more elegant than the competitors.
Rio Auldy
-1
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
Syed Daim Imam
-8
Has a notification LED
Yes
vs
No
The LED light alerts you to missed notifications
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 7 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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197
Supports widgets
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.
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144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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129
The browser has word wrap
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5

Compared to Sony Xperia L

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841
Lots faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
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677
Distinctly higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
228 ppi
42.98% higher pixel density
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578
Sizably higher resolution
1136x640 px
vs
854x480 px
1.77x higher resolution
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287
Clearly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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278
Direct updates by OS vendor
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.
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236
Significantly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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142
Noticeably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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106
Has an IPS screen
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.
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97
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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95
Way thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.7 mm
2.10 mm thinner
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88
Considerably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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85
Lighter
112 g
vs
137 g
25 g lighter
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71
Significantly more microphone(s)
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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64
Distinctly lower SAR for body (USA)
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.
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57
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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56
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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55
Has a gyroscope
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.
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41
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has AF tracking
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.
Piboon Amornjiraporn
1
Better GPS signal
Yes
vs
No
Oppo r1 got worse GPS signal not recommend for user that always use maps
Clayton Fuller
-3
This is totaly one sided
Yes
vs
No
YES
Rupert Halloway
-23
Has iMessage
Yes
vs
No
Free texts between iPhones
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-350
Clearly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
65 mm
6.40 mm narrower
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-361
Clearly less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
81.15 cm³
47.28% less body volume
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-395
A bit shorter
123.8 mm
vs
128.7 mm
4.90 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

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vs
No

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