Comparison between:
- Palm Phone
- Sony Xperia SX
- Sony Xperia M

Brand and model

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

Palm PhoneSony Xperia SXSony Xperia M
Palm PhoneSony Xperia SXSony Xperia M
Model alias-SO-05DNicki SS
C1904
C1905
C2004
C2005

Design

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

Width50.6 mm
5.06 cm
0.166 ft
1.992 in
54 mm
5.4 cm
0.177 ft
2.126 in
62 mm
6.2 cm
0.203 ft
2.441 in
Height96.6 mm
9.66 cm
0.317 ft
3.803 in
115 mm
11.5 cm
0.377 ft
4.528 in
124 mm
12.4 cm
0.407 ft
4.882 in
Thickness7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight62 g
0.14 lbs
2.2 oz
95 g
0.21 lbs
3.35 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume36.17 cm³
2.2 in³
58.37 cm³
3.55 in³
71.5 cm³
4.34 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
-Black
White
Yellow
Purple
Body materialsPlastic--
CertificationIP68--

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features--Dual 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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz(B66)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 2100 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+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

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 8.1 OreoAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream SandwichAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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 435 MSM8940Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A53KraitKrait
CPU bits64 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores822
CPU frequency1400 MHz1500 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 505Qualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 305
GPU cores--1
RAM capacity3 GB1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2-
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency800 MHz500 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage32 GB4 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDLCDTFT
Diagonal size3.3 in
83.82 mm
8.38 cm
3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width1.62 in
41.09 mm
4.11 cm
1.81 in
46.07 mm
4.61 cm
1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
Height2.88 in
73.06 mm
7.31 cm
3.22 in
81.91 mm
8.19 cm
3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.779:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels540 x 960 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density445 ppi
174 ppcm
298 ppi
117 ppcm
245 ppi
96 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.62 %60.97 %57.53 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla GlassLED-backlit
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
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

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 Exmor R-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI-
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Self-timer
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection

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 resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video FPS30 fps--
-0.3 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

Radio-YesYes
-RDSRDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.23.14.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DP
AVRCP
HFP
HID
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
GATT
HFP
HID
OPP
PAN

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
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 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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
Flash
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/codecsAAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
MP3
OGG
WAV
SMF

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
H.263
H.264
MP4
WebM
Xvid
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
VP8
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4

Battery

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

Capacity800 mAh1500 mAh1750 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time3 h 18 min
3.3 h
198 min
0.1 days
6 h
360 min
0.3 days
10 h 18 min
10.3 h
618 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time100 h
6000 min
4.2 days
280 h
16800 min
11.7 days
552 h
33120 min
23 days
3G talk time3 h 18 min
3.3 h
198 min
0.1 days
5 h 50 min
5.8 h
349.8 min
0.2 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time100 h
6000 min
4.2 days
360 h
21600 min
15 days
454 h
27240 min
18.9 days
FeaturesNon-removableRemovableRemovable
 Palm PhoneSony Xperia SXSony Xperia M