25points

Sony Xperia S

24points

Sony Xperia SL

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Sony Xperia S vs Sony Xperia SL

Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL

Why is Sony Xperia S better than Sony Xperia SL?

  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
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  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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  • Has offline voice recognition
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  • Has touch autofocus
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  • 1 more flash LEDs
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    2vs1
  • Has customizable notifications
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Why is Sony Xperia SL better than Sony Xperia S?

  • 0.29% higher pixel density
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    342ppivs341ppi
  • 13.33% faster CPU speed
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    2 x 1.7GHzvs2 x 1.5GHz
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    3vs2.1

Price comparison

Design

1.weight

144g

144g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

10.6mm

10.6mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

64mm

64mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

128mm

128mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.volume

86.84cm³

86.84cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.

Display

1.pixel density

341ppi

342ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.5GHz

2 x 1.7GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

1GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.

Cameras

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a BSI sensor
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
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.
7.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
8.has a flash
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
9.has a CMOS sensor
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
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.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Battery

1.battery power

1750mAh

1750mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.download speed

14.4MBits/s

14.4MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.has NFC
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
3.is DLNA-certified
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.upload speed

5.76MBits/s

5.76MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
7.has a gyroscope
Sony Xperia S
Sony Xperia SL
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
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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