Comparison between:
- Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIM
- Sony Xperia M

Brand and model

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

Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIMSony Xperia M
Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIMSony Xperia M
Model aliasRM-1099Nicki 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.

Width63.2 mm
6.32 cm
0.207 ft
2.488 in
62 mm
6.2 cm
0.203 ft
2.441 in
Height120.5 mm
12.05 cm
0.395 ft
4.744 in
124 mm
12.4 cm
0.407 ft
4.882 in
Thickness10.6 mm
1.06 cm
0.035 ft
0.417 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight127 g
0.28 lbs
4.51 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume80.73 cm³
4.9 in³
71.5 cm³
4.34 in³
ColorsBlack
Orange
Black
White
Yellow
Purple
Body materialsPlastic-

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-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)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
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 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
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)Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile
Android 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 200 MSM8210Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7Krait
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores22
CPU frequency1200 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 302Qualcomm Adreno 305
GPU cores-1
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2-

Storage

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

Storage8 GB4 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDTFT
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.779:1
Resolution480 x 800 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
245 ppi
96 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area59.99 %57.53 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
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 typeCMOS-
Sensor size2.83 x 2.27 mm
0.14 in
-
Pixel size1.769 µm
0.001769 mm
-
Crop factor11.93-
Aperturef/2.2-
Flash type-LED
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution848 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-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.

Aperturef/2.8-
Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP

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
-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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-Fi802.11b
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.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HFP
OPP
PBAP
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 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
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
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
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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
MPEG-4
VC-1
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 mAh1750 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time12 h 54 min
12.9 h
774 min
0.5 days
10 h 18 min
10.3 h
618 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time456 h
27360 min
19 days
552 h
33120 min
23 days
3G talk time8 h 24 min
8.4 h
504 min
0.4 days
9 h
540 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time288 h
17280 min
12 days
454 h
27240 min
18.9 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable
 Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIMSony Xperia M