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Sony Xperia U vs Sony Xperia J

Top 13 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia U

Compared to Sony Xperia J

anonymous
2025
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1 GHz
vs
1 x 1 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1703
Higher pixel density
Comment
280 ppi
vs
245 ppi
14.29% higher pixel density
anonymous
586
Lighter
Comment
110 g
vs
124 g
14 g lighter
anonymous
514
Vastly faster downloads
Comment
14.4 MBits/s
vs
7.2 MBits/s
2x faster downloads
anonymous
456
Considerably more internal storage
Comment
8 GB
vs
4 GB
4 GB more internal storage
anonymous
226
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
195
Notably more microphone(s)
Comment
2
vs
1
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
176
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
135
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
74
Appreciably narrower
Comment
54 mm
vs
61 mm
7 mm narrower
anonymous
63
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.
Jonathan Tan
5
Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
3
Shorter
Comment
112 mm
vs
124.3 mm
12.30 mm shorter

Sony Xperia U is better than Sony Xperia J because...

Yes
vs
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Top 27 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia J

Compared to Sony Xperia U

anonymous
2588
Plenty more battery power
Comment
1750 mAh
vs
1320 mAh
32.58% more battery power
anonymous
1347
Bigger screen size
Comment
4 "
vs
3.5 "
14.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
984
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
784
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
510
Much thinner
Comment
9.2 mm
vs
12 mm
2.80 mm thinner
anonymous
198
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
82
Measurably lower SAR for head (EU)
Comment
0.73 W/kg
vs
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.
anonymous
-47
A bit less body volume
Comment
69.76 cm³
vs
72.5 cm³
3.93% less body volume
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
Yes
vs
No
Top 19 Reasons for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (API level 16)
anonymous
330
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
322
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
190
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
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.
anonymous
188
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
169
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
166
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
110
Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
77
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
72
You can customize your notifications, e.g. turn off notifications on an app specific basis
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
42
You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
39
Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.
anonymous
32
Has free navigation software
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.
anonymous
32
Has free syncing OTA
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.
anonymous
32
Helps tracking the current position of a mobile device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
32
Supports video chat
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
31
Copy and paste features in web browser
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
31
Can be updated over-the-air
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated over the air (OTA) w/o connecting to a computer
anonymous
30
Has a search browser
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

Sony Xperia J is better than Sony Xperia U because...

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vs
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