Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia T2 Ultra
- Xiaomi Mi A3

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia T2 UltraXiaomi Mi A3
Sony Xperia T2 UltraXiaomi Mi A3
Prices
Model aliasD5303
D5306
M1906F9SH
M1906F9SI

Design

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

Width83.8 mm
8.38 cm
0.275 ft
3.299 in
71.85 mm
7.185 cm
0.236 ft
2.829 in
Height165.2 mm
16.52 cm
0.542 ft
6.504 in
153.48 mm
15.348 cm
0.504 ft
6.043 in
Thickness7.65 mm
0.765 cm
0.025 ft
0.301 in
8.475 mm
0.848 cm
0.028 ft
0.334 in
Weight172 g
0.38 lbs
6.07 oz
173 g
0.38 lbs
6.13 oz
Volume105.9 cm³
6.43 in³
93.46 cm³
5.68 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Purple
Black
White
Blue
Body materials-Glass
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-

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
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1700 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 2500 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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+
LTE
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12

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 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10

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 400 MSM8928Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Process technology28 nm11 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A74x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
-
CPU cores48
CPU frequency1400 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 610
GPU cores1-
RAM capacity1 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channels-Double channel
RAM frequency-1866 MHz
-Game Turbo 2.0

Storage

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

Storage8 GB64 GB
128 GB
-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSAMOLED
Diagonal size6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
6.09 in
154.64 mm
15.46 cm
Width2.94 in
74.72 mm
7.47 cm
2.55 in
64.8 mm
6.48 cm
Height5.23 in
132.83 mm
13.28 cm
5.53 in
140.4 mm
14.04 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1560 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
282 ppi
110 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.92 %82.77 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
60000:1 contrast ratio
350 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 530 cd/m²
102.7% NTSC
HDR10

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
-In-display fingerprint sensor

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 modelSony Exmor RSSony IMX586 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/2"
Pixel size-0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperture-f/1.79
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.71 mm
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
-Sony IMX582 version is also available
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - OmniVision OV13855 (#2)
Samsung S5K4H7 version is also available (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 118° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor model - OmniVision OV02A10 (#3)
GalaxyCore GC2375 version is also available (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)

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.

Sensor modelSony Exmor R CMOS sensorSamsung S5KGD1
Pixel size-0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperture-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.85 mm
Field of view-79 °
Number of lenses-5
Image resolution-6560 x 4920 pixels
32.28 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock
1.1 MPSensor type - ISOCELL PLUS

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Hi-Res Audio
Smart PA

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11a
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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

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

Version4.05.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
SyncML
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
VoLTE

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

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/codecs3GPP
AMR
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
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
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3000 mAh4030 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-
2G stand-by time1071 h
64260 min
44.6 days
-
3G talk time24 h
1440 min
1 days
-
3G stand-by time1046 h
62760 min
43.6 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.301 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.097 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.03 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.07 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-M1906F9SI - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.527 W/kg; body - 0.722 W/kg
P2i nano-coating
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