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Sony Xperia L vs Apple iPhone 5

Top 32 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia L

Compared to Apple iPhone 5

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More battery power
1750 mAh
vs
1440 mAh
21.53% more battery power
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A little bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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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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Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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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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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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Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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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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Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Distinctly 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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Distinctly 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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Distinctly 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.
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19
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
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6
Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Can get the phone customized to your liking vs only a few color options.
Vivek Ranjan
4
Look
Yes
vs
No
High end look with a classy silver finish in the corner.
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3
Has a video light
Yes
vs
No
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3
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.
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2
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
2
Xloud Clear Audio
Yes
vs
No
Better sound and clear the audio
Akhil R Das
1
Elegant Body
Yes
vs
No
The body looks more elegant than the competitors.
Harshal Kher
1
“WALKMAN” application
Yes
vs
No
Harshal Kher
1
Newer Chipset
Yes
vs
No
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1
It's very cheap and it's useful!
Yes
vs
No
Great specifications in only 200$
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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 9 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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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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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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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.
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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Is free and open source
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.
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Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Yes
vs
No
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Supports Java
Yes
vs
No
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Sharing menu
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

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Amply faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.3 GHz
vs
2 x 1 GHz
30% faster CPU clock speed
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Sizably higher pixel density
326 ppi
vs
228 ppi
42.98% higher pixel density
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Measurably higher resolution
1136x640 px
vs
854x480 px
1.77x higher resolution
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Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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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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Significantly faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
21 MBits/s
4.76x faster downloads
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Lighter
112 g
vs
137 g
25 g lighter
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Reasonably thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.7 mm
2.10 mm thinner
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295
Noticeably better video recording quality
1080 x 30 fps
vs
720 x 30 fps
1.50x better video recording quality
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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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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Distinctly 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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Significantly faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
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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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Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Significantly 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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Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
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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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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.
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Explicitly narrower
58.6 mm
vs
65 mm
6.40 mm narrower
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Measurably less body volume
55.1 cm³
vs
81.15 cm³
47.28% less body volume
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A bit shorter
123.8 mm
vs
128.7 mm
4.90 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 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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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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39
Has turn by turn directions
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
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Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
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Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
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Has dynamic frequency scaling
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
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Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
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Has TrustZone
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).
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Has out-of-order execution
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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Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

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