A little more battery power
5.71% more battery power
Marginally bigger screen size
5.81% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Lots more megapixels (photo)
7.44% more megapixels (photo)
Has an external memory slot
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.
5 g lighter
Has stereo speakers
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
1.20 mm thinner
Significantly faster downloads
2.93x faster downloads
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
Vastly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.45 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.
PlayStation Mobile Certified
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
NFC for fastest sharing
It can run floating small apps on the top of the app you are using.