Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia tipo
- Samsung Galaxy Chat

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia tipoSamsung Galaxy Chat
Sony Xperia tipoSamsung Galaxy Chat
Model aliasTapioka SS
ST21i
ST21a
GT-B5330
B5330

Design

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

Width57 mm
5.7 cm
0.187 ft
2.244 in
59.3 mm
5.93 cm
0.195 ft
2.335 in
Height103 mm
10.3 cm
0.338 ft
4.055 in
118.9 mm
11.89 cm
0.39 ft
4.681 in
Thickness13 mm
1.3 cm
0.043 ft
0.512 in
11.7 mm
1.17 cm
0.038 ft
0.461 in
Weight99 g
0.22 lbs
3.51 oz
112 g
0.25 lbs
3.95 oz
Volume76.32 cm³
4.64 in³
82.49 cm³
5.01 in³
Colors-White

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-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 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
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 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1.2 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 S1 MSM7225ABroadcom BCM21654
Process technology45 nm40 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A5ARM Cortex-A9
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
-
CPU cores11
CPU frequency800 MHz850 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 200Broadcom VideoCore IV
RAM capacity512 MB512 MB

Storage

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

Storage2.9 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTTFT
Diagonal size3.2 in
81.28 mm
8.13 cm
3 in
76.2 mm
7.62 cm
Width1.78 in
45.09 mm
4.51 cm
1.8 in
45.72 mm
4.57 cm
Height2.66 in
67.63 mm
6.76 cm
2.4 in
60.96 mm
6.1 cm
Aspect ratio1.5:1
3:2
1.333:1
4:3
Resolution320 x 480 pixels240 x 320 pixels
Pixel density180 ppi
70 ppcm
133 ppi
52 ppcm
Color depth18 bit
262144 colors
18 bit
262144 colors
Display area52.1 %39.66 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
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
Accelerometer
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.

Image resolution2048 x 1536 pixels
3.15 MP
1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
320 x 240 pixels
0.08 MP
Video FPS-15 fps
Features-Geotagging
Panorama
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version2.13.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

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
Tethering
TV-Out
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
CSS 3
xHTML
CSS 2.1
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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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
WMV
3GPP
H.263
H.264
MKV
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 mAh1200 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time5 h
300 min
0.2 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
600 h
36000 min
25 days
3G talk time4 h 30 min
4.5 h
270 min
0.2 days
6 h 30 min
6.5 h
390 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time545 h
32700 min
22.7 days
390 h
23400 min
16.3 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

Additional features

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

Additional features-QWERTY keyboard
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