Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia M
- Nokia Lumia 720
- Nokia Lumia 620
- Nokia Lumia 520

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia MNokia Lumia 720Nokia Lumia 620Nokia Lumia 520
Sony Xperia M
Prices
Nokia Lumia 720
Prices
Nokia Lumia 620
Prices
Nokia Lumia 520
Prices
Model aliasNicki SS
C1904
C1905
C2004
C2005
RM-885RM-846RM-915

Design

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

Width62 mm
6.2 cm
0.203 ft
2.441 in
67.5 mm
6.75 cm
0.221 ft
2.657 in
61.1 mm
6.11 cm
0.2 ft
2.406 in
64 mm
6.4 cm
0.21 ft
2.52 in
Height124 mm
12.4 cm
0.407 ft
4.882 in
127.9 mm
12.79 cm
0.42 ft
5.035 in
115.4 mm
11.54 cm
0.379 ft
4.543 in
119.9 mm
11.99 cm
0.393 ft
4.72 in
Thickness9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
11 mm
1.1 cm
0.036 ft
0.433 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
Weight115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
128 g
0.28 lbs
4.52 oz
127 g
0.28 lbs
4.48 oz
124 g
0.27 lbs
4.37 oz
Volume71.5 cm³
4.34 in³
77.7 cm³
4.72 in³
77.56 cm³
4.71 in³
75.97 cm³
4.61 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Yellow
Purple
-Orange
Green
Yellow
Pink
Black
White
Cyan
Yellow
Red
Cyan
White

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
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
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 1700/2100 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 1900 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 Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE Class B
GPRS Class B
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 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber
Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber
Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Amber

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 MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUKraitKraitKraitKrait
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB4 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)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores2222
CPU frequency1000 MHz1000 MHz1000 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 305
GPU cores1111
RAM capacity1 GB512 MB512 MB512 MB
RAM type-LPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channels-Double channel--

Storage

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

Storage4 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTIPSTFTIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
3.8 in
96.52 mm
9.65 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
2.21 in
56.19 mm
5.62 cm
1.96 in
49.66 mm
4.97 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
Height3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
3.69 in
93.66 mm
9.37 cm
3.26 in
82.77 mm
8.28 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution480 x 854 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
217 ppi
85 ppcm
246 ppi
96 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area57.53 %61.16 %58.48 %59.54 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Nokia ClearBlack display
Nokia ClearBlack display2D hardened glass screen
Nokia ClearBlack display

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
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 type-CMOS BSI--
Sensor size-4.23 x 3.17 mm
0.21 in
3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.37 µm
0.001370 mm
1.389 µm
0.001389 mm
1.389 µm
0.001389 mm
Crop factor-8.199.619.61
Aperture-f/1.9f/2.4f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.18 mm
25.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.91 mm
27.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.91 mm
27.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED-
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3087 x 2152 pixels
6.64 MP
2592 x 1936 pixels
5.02 MP
2592 x 1936 pixels
5.02 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Geotagging
Touch focus
White balance settings
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
White balance settings
ISO settings
-Carl Zeiss optics--

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.

Aperture-f/2.4f/2.4-
Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
Video FPS-30 fps--

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.

RadioYesYesNoYes
RDSRDS--

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID

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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.03.03.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DUN
FTP
GATT
HFP
HID
OPP
PAN
A2DP
AVRCP
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
GAVDP
HFP
LE
OPP
PBAP
SPP
SDAP

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
ChargingCharging
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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
XML
xHTML
HTML
HTML5
XML
xHTML
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
XML
xHTML

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
AMR
eAAC+
MP3
OGG
WAV
SMF
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WMA
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WMA

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
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
WMV
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
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 mAh2000 mAh1300 mAh1430 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time10 h 18 min
10.3 h
618 min
0.4 days
23 h 20 min
23.3 h
1399.8 min
1 days
14 h 36 min
14.6 h
876 min
0.6 days
14 h 40 min
14.7 h
880.2 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time552 h
33120 min
23 days
-320 h
19200 min
13.3 days
-
3G talk time9 h
540 min
0.4 days
13 h 20 min
13.3 h
799.8 min
0.6 days
9 h 54 min
9.9 h
594 min
0.4 days
9 h 40 min
9.7 h
580.2 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time454 h
27240 min
18.9 days
520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
330 h
19800 min
13.8 days
390 h
23400 min
16.3 days
FeaturesRemovableWireless charging
Non-removable
RemovableRemovable
-Battery model: BP-4GW
Qi wireless charging
Battery model: BL-4JBattery model: BL-5J

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 (USA)--0.86 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)--1.4 W/kg-
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