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Sony Xperia U vs Sony Xperia J

Top 13 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia U

Compared to Sony Xperia J

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Considerably faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1 GHz
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1 x 1 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
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Higher pixel density
280 ppi
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245 ppi
14.29% higher pixel density
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Clearly faster downloads
14.4 MBits/s
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7.2 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
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Lighter
110 g
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124 g
14 g lighter
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Sizably more internal storage
8 GB
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4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
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Has a BSI sensor
Yes
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No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
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Notably more microphone(s)
2
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1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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Has a video light
Yes
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No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
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Has manual ISO
Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
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Has manual white balance
Yes
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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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Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
Yes
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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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Measurably narrower
54 mm
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61 mm
7 mm narrower
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Shorter
112 mm
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124.3 mm
12.30 mm shorter

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Top 28 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia J

Compared to Sony Xperia U

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Lots more battery power
1750 mAh
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1320 mAh
32.58% more battery power
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Bigger screen size
4 "
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3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Has an external memory slot
Yes
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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 branded damage resistant glass
Yes
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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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Plenty thinner
9.2 mm
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12 mm
2.80 mm thinner
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Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
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No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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Explicitly lower SAR for head (EU)
0.73 W/kg
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1.62 W/kg
0.89 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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Modestly less body volume
69.76 cm³
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72.5 cm³
3.93% less body volume
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
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No
Top 20 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
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Supports widgets
Yes
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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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The browser has word wrap
Yes
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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
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No
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Has NFC
Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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Has offline voice recognition
Yes
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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
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No
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Is free and open source
Yes
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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
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No
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Supports Java
Yes
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No
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Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Yes
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No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
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You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Yes
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No
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Has free navigation software
Yes
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No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
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Has free syncing OTA
Yes
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No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
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Sharing menu
Yes
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No
The sharing menu is best on Android
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Copy and paste features in web browser
Yes
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No
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Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Yes
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No
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Supports video chat
Yes
vs
No
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Can be updated over-the-air
Yes
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No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
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Has a search browser
Yes
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No
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

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