Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia Ion

Top 47 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Sony Xperia Ion

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More battery power
Comment
2370 mAh
vs
1900 mAh
24.74% more battery power
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Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
13.33% faster CPU clock speed
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1521
A tad bigger screen size
Comment
4.6 "
vs
4.55 "
1.10% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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864
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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592
A shade thinner
Comment
10 mm
vs
10.8 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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207
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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187
Notably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
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159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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147
A bit narrower
Comment
67.1 mm
vs
68 mm
0.90 mm narrower
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107
Significantly lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.63 W/kg
vs
1.05 W/kg
0.42 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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92
A little shorter
Comment
130.6 mm
vs
133 mm
2.40 mm shorter
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85
Significantly lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.79 W/kg
vs
0.87 W/kg
0.08 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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73
Has manual white balance
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
32
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.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
21
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
11
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aravind Girish Nair
8
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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8
Supports NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
Paul Eros
8
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Different statuses indicated with different colors,you can also get apps that will let you mix and match the colors , so depending on who's calling , like red/green could be your mom while purple/orange could be work calling and on and on
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7
Less body volume
Comment
87.63 cm³
vs
97.68 cm³
11.47% less body volume
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5
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Rikko Toutshuka
5
XLOUD
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Glove mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When this mode enable, we can unlocking the device while wearing gloves and the screnn become super sensitive
Loizos Aristides
4
Better GPU.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The SP runs on Adreno 320, which gives significantly higher benchmarks than the S3's Mali 400mp4 (23000 vs 18000)
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Newer Bluetooth version 4.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Reduced power consumption by enabling devices to remain paired, or connected to each other, without requiring a continual stream of data to be transferred between the devices.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
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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.
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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.
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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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44
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Sony Xperia SP is better than Sony Xperia Ion because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Ion

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

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A shade higher pixel density
Comment
323 ppi
vs
319 ppi
1.25% higher pixel density
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Noticeably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
12 MP
vs
8 MP
1.50x more megapixels (photo)
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Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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756
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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688
Somewhat lighter
Comment
144 g
vs
155 g
11 g lighter
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521
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
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116
Vastly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.57 W/kg
vs
1.08 W/kg
0.51 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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104
Has a HDMI output
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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87
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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9
Has 4.4 Kitkat
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Much more advanced and simple UI
Antonio Petrov
1
Has continuos shot and panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Ace 3 duos has continuos shot support and it also support Touch focus and various camera modes are added.

Sony Xperia Ion is better than Sony Xperia SP because...

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No

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