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Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia Ion

Top 46 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Sony Xperia Ion

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More battery power
2370 mAh
vs
1900 mAh
24.74% more battery power
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Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
13.33% faster CPU clock speed
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A bit bigger screen size
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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Has branded damage resistant glass
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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Slightly thinner
10 mm
vs
10.8 mm
0.80 mm thinner
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Has manual exposure
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
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Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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Notably smaller semiconductor size
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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Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Appreciably lower SAR for head (USA)
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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Considerably lower SAR for head (EU)
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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Has manual white balance
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.
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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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11
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
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7
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Yes
vs
No
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4
Supports NFC
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.
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4
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
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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3
XLOUD
Yes
vs
No
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Has a CMOS sensor
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.
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2
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
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2
Better GPU.
Yes
vs
No
The SP runs on Adreno 320, which gives significantly higher benchmarks than the S3's Mali 400mp4 (23000 vs 18000)
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1
Systen ui is not user frendly
Yes
vs
No
The system ui is not good in 525 that's the main reason
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1
Glove mode
Yes
vs
No
When this mode enable, we can unlocking the device while wearing gloves and the screnn become super sensitive
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1
MHL USB Available
Yes
vs
No
You can connect to TV & display it Without need HDMI Out again. Just plug USB to HDMI TV, & all set. Also, while you plug it, this phone will charge the battery.
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HDMI
Yes
vs
No
Via microUSB
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1
Newer producted
Yes
vs
No
Sony sp producted in 2013
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
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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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Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Yes
vs
No
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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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You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Yes
vs
No
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
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No

Top Eleven Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Ion

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

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Slightly higher pixel density
323 ppi
vs
319 ppi
1.25% higher pixel density
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Notably more megapixels (photo)
12 MP
vs
8 MP
1.50x more megapixels (photo)
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Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.3 MP
vs
0.3 MP
4.33x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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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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A tad lighter
144 g
vs
155 g
11 g lighter
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Significantly more internal storage
16 GB
vs
8 GB
8 GB more internal storage
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Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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Explicitly lower SAR for body (USA)
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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Has a HDMI output
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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Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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Has 4.4 Kitkat
Yes
vs
No
Much more advanced and simple UI

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

Yes
vs
No

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