Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia J
- Sony Xperia L
- Sony Xperia ZR
- Sony Xperia Z

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia JSony Xperia LSony Xperia ZRSony Xperia Z
Sony Xperia JSony Xperia LSony Xperia ZRSony Xperia Z
Model aliasJLo
ST26i
ST26a
C2104
C2105
Xperia ZR LTE
C5502
C5503
Xperia Z LTE
C6603
C6602

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width61.2 mm
6.12 cm
0.201 ft
2.409 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
71 mm
7.1 cm
0.233 ft
2.795 in
Height124.3 mm
12.43 cm
0.408 ft
4.894 in
128.7 mm
12.87 cm
0.422 ft
5.067 in
131.3 mm
13.13 cm
0.431 ft
5.169 in
139 mm
13.9 cm
0.456 ft
5.472 in
Thickness9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.362 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
10.5 mm
1.05 cm
0.034 ft
0.413 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight124 g
0.27 lbs
4.37 oz
137 g
0.3 lbs
4.83 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
146 g
0.32 lbs
5.15 oz
Volume69.99 cm³
4.25 in³
81.15 cm³
4.93 in³
92.78 cm³
5.63 in³
77.97 cm³
4.73 in³
Colors---Black
White
Purple
Body materials---Glass
Certification--IP55
IP58
IP55
IP57

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMini-SIMMini-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE--LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S1 (MSM7227A)Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
Process technology45 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPU1x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A52x 1.2 GHz Krait 2004x 1.5 GHz Krait 2004x 1.5 GHz Krait 200
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores1244
CPU frequency1000 MHz1200 MHz1500 MHz1500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 320
GPU cores-144
GPU frequency245 MHz450 MHz400 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB1 GB2 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDRLPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency200 MHz533 MHz533 MHz533 MHz
---Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 + MDM9215M

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage4 GB8 GB8 GB16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTTFTTFTTFT
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
4.55 in
115.57 mm
11.56 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
2.11 in
53.51 mm
5.35 cm
2.23 in
56.66 mm
5.67 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
3.75 in
95.21 mm
9.52 cm
3.97 in
100.73 mm
10.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.779:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 854 pixels480 x 854 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
228 ppi
89 ppcm
323 ppi
126 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area58.15 %61.1 %64.8 %70.06 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
-Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Reality display
Dragontrail glass
Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Magnetometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX134 Exmor RS-Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOS-CMOS
Sensor size-3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size-1.126 µm
0.001126 mm
-1.136 µm
0.001136 mm
Crop factor-9.42-7.38
ISO---100 - 1600
Aperture---f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent---3.79 mm
27.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses---4
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
Video resolution800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Self-timer
Scene mode
-Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
ISO settings
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Self-timer---

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Image resolution---1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS---30 fps
0.3 MP0.3 MP--

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesYes
-RDS--

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version2.14.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
A2DPA2DPA2DP
AVCTP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI--Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GPP
AAC
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GPP
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MPEG-4
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MPEG-4
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1750 mAh1750 mAh2300 mAh2330 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time5 h 36 min
5.6 h
336 min
0.2 days
8 h 30 min
8.5 h
510 min
0.4 days
11 h
660 min
0.5 days
11 h
660 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time607 h
36420 min
25.3 days
498 h
29880 min
20.8 days
470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
550 h
33000 min
22.9 days
3G talk time7 h 18 min
7.3 h
438 min
0.3 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
13 h
780 min
0.5 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time618 h
37080 min
25.8 days
454 h
27240 min
18.9 days
520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
530 h
31800 min
22.1 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovableNon-removable
 Sony Xperia JSony Xperia LSony Xperia ZRSony Xperia Z