Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia SX
- Sony Xperia go
- Sony Xperia tipo
- Sony Xperia M

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia SXSony Xperia goSony Xperia tipoSony Xperia M
Sony Xperia SXSony Xperia goSony Xperia tipoSony Xperia M
Model aliasSO-05DXperia advance
Lotus
ST27a
ST27i
Tapioka SS
ST21i
ST21a
Nicki 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.

Width54 mm
5.4 cm
0.177 ft
2.126 in
60.3 mm
6.03 cm
0.198 ft
2.374 in
57 mm
5.7 cm
0.187 ft
2.244 in
62 mm
6.2 cm
0.203 ft
2.441 in
Height115 mm
11.5 cm
0.377 ft
4.528 in
111 mm
11.1 cm
0.364 ft
4.37 in
103 mm
10.3 cm
0.338 ft
4.055 in
124 mm
12.4 cm
0.407 ft
4.882 in
Thickness9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
9.8 mm
0.98 cm
0.032 ft
0.386 in
13 mm
1.3 cm
0.043 ft
0.512 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight95 g
0.21 lbs
3.35 oz
110 g
0.24 lbs
3.88 oz
99 g
0.22 lbs
3.51 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume58.37 cm³
3.55 in³
65.59 cm³
3.98 in³
76.32 cm³
4.64 in³
71.5 cm³
4.34 in³
Colors---Black
White
Yellow
Purple
Certification-IP67--

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMini-SIMMini-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 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
LTELTE 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 Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
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 4.0.4 Ice Cream SandwichAndroid 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 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 S4 Plus (MSM8960)ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 (MSM7225A)Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
Process technology28 nm45 nm45 nm28 nm
CPU2x 1.5 GHz Krait2x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A91x 0.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A52x 1.5 GHz Krait
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB--4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
-256 KB
0.25 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores2212
CPU frequency1500 MHz1000 MHz800 MHz1500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 225ARM Mali-400 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 225
GPU cores-1--
GPU frequency400 MHz-245 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB512 MB512 MB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDRLPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channel-Single channelDouble channel
RAM frequency500 MHz-200 MHz500 MHz

Storage

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

Storage4 GB8 GB2.9 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
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/technologyLCDLCDTFTTFT
Diagonal size3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
3.5 in
88.9 mm
8.89 cm
3.2 in
81.28 mm
8.13 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width1.81 in
46.07 mm
4.61 cm
1.94 in
49.31 mm
4.93 cm
1.78 in
45.09 mm
4.51 cm
1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
Height3.22 in
81.91 mm
8.19 cm
2.91 in
73.97 mm
7.4 cm
2.66 in
67.63 mm
6.76 cm
3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.5:1
3:2
1.5:1
3:2
1.779:1
Resolution540 x 960 pixels320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density298 ppi
117 ppcm
165 ppi
64 ppcm
180 ppi
70 ppcm
245 ppi
96 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
18 bit
262144 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area60.97 %54.67 %52.1 %57.53 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
LED-backlit
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant PMMA-

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
Barometer
Proximity
Accelerometer
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 modelSony Exmor R---
Sensor typeCMOS BSI---
Flash typeLEDLED-LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2048 x 1536 pixels
3.15 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps-30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Self-timer
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
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 resolution---640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
--640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
0.3 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
RDSRDS-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
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.

Version3.13.02.14.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
HFP
HID
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
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 typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
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.

HDMIMicro 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
Infrared
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
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
Flash
HTML
HTML5
Flash
CSS 3
CSS 2.1
HTML
HTML5
Flash
CSS 3
xHTML
CSS 2.1
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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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/codecsH.263
H.264
MPEG-4
VP8
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
MPEG-4
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
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.

Capacity1500 mAh1305 mAh1500 mAh1750 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time6 h
360 min
0.3 days
6 h 30 min
6.5 h
390 min
0.3 days
5 h
300 min
0.2 days
10 h 18 min
10.3 h
618 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time280 h
16800 min
11.7 days
520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
552 h
33120 min
23 days
3G talk time5 h 50 min
5.8 h
349.8 min
0.2 days
5 h 30 min
5.5 h
330 min
0.2 days
4 h 30 min
4.5 h
270 min
0.2 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time360 h
21600 min
15 days
460 h
27600 min
19.2 days
545 h
32700 min
22.7 days
454 h
27240 min
18.9 days
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableRemovableRemovable
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