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Sony Xperia U review: specs and price

Sony Xperia U
Sony Xperia U

Why is Sony Xperia U better than the average?

  • Weight
    110gvs151.92g
  • Width
    54mmvs71.34mm
  • Height
    112mmvs142.61mm
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.65
  • Volume
    72.58cm³vs10174.7cm³

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Design

1.weight

110g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.thickness

12mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.width

54mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

4.height

112mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

5.volume

72.58cm³

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Palm Phone

36.17cm³

6.has a QWERTY keyboard
Sony Xperia U

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

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Display

1.resolution

480 x 854px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

280ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.screen size

3.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

6.displays 3D
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The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.

For example

Alcatel A30

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Performance

1.RAM

0.5GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

2.CPU speed

2 x 1GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

3.has an external memory slot
Sony Xperia U

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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

4.internal storage

8GB

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1024GB

5.semiconductor size

45nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

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Cameras

1.megapixels

5MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

720 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.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

1.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

5.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.has a two-stage shutter
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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.

For example

Huawei Y9 (2018)

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

1320mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.download speed

14.4MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

4.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

5.has a gyroscope
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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.

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

6.Is DLNA certified
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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.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
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Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

T-Mobile Doubleshot

2.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

3.has a dedicated Facebook key
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Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

HTC Cha Cha

4.Is a system camera
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A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

Coolpad Quattro 4G

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