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Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia Ion

Top 47 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Sony Xperia Ion

anonymous
2357
More battery power
Comment
2370 mAh
vs
1900 mAh
24.74% more battery power
anonymous
1799
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
13.33% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1189
Slightly 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.
anonymous
685
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.
anonymous
429
A tad thinner
Comment
10 mm
vs
10.8 mm
0.80 mm thinner
anonymous
177
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
173
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
159
Explicitly 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.
anonymous
122
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
99
Noticeably 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.
anonymous
79
Notably 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.
anonymous
57
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
27
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
17
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
8
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aravind Girish Nair
6
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
6
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
5
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
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
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
4
XLOUD
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
3
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
3
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
3
HDMI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Via microUSB
Robby Andri Wijaya
3
Higher Graphics processor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Sony Xperia SP has Adreno 320 , but Nokia Lumia 920 just Adreno 225
Robby Andri Wijaya
3
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Robby Andri Wijaya
3
Support screen mirroring
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can play games on Sony TV wirelessly, without using any cable.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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278
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
134
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
110
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
70
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
40
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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1514
A shade higher pixel density
Comment
323 ppi
vs
319 ppi
1.25% higher pixel density
anonymous
1097
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
12 MP
vs
8 MP
1.50x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
803
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
1.3 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
585
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
472
A little bit lighter
Comment
144 g
vs
155 g
11 g lighter
anonymous
407
Appreciably more internal storage
Comment
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
anonymous
263
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
112
Clearly 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.
anonymous
93
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.
anonymous
79
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
Legña Rosero Pablo
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...

Yes
vs
No

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