Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia J
- Sony Xperia S

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia JSony Xperia S
Sony Xperia JSony Xperia S
Model aliasJLo
ST26i
ST26a
LT26i
Nozomi
Arc HD

Design

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

Width61.2 mm
6.12 cm
0.201 ft
2.409 in
64 mm
6.4 cm
0.21 ft
2.52 in
Height124.3 mm
12.43 cm
0.408 ft
4.894 in
128 mm
12.8 cm
0.42 ft
5.039 in
Thickness9.2 mm
0.92 cm
0.03 ft
0.362 in
10.6 mm
1.06 cm
0.035 ft
0.417 in
Weight124 g
0.27 lbs
4.37 oz
144 g
0.32 lbs
5.08 oz
Volume69.99 cm³
4.25 in³
86.84 cm³
5.27 in³

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIMMicro-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 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
GPRS Class 12
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 Sandwich
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 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 (MSM7227A)Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
Process technology45 nm45 nm
CPU1x 1.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A52x 1.7 GHz ARM Scorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores12
CPU frequency1000 MHz1700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 220
GPU frequency245 MHz266 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDRLPDDR2
RAM channelsSingle channelSingle channel
RAM frequency200 MHz333 MHz

Storage

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

Storage4 GB32 GB
-eMMC

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
-

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTLCD
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 854 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
342 ppi
134 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area58.15 %62.42 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
Shatter-proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Accelerometer
Compass
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.

Sensor model-Sony Exmor R
Sensor type-CMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2.4
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
Video resolution800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Self-timer-

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.

Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
0.3 MP1.3 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
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
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version2.12.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
HSP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
EDR
HFP
OPP
PBAP

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

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-Micro HDMI (Type D)

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
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
HTML
HTML5
Flash
CSS 3
xHTML
CSS 2.1

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
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
MP3
OGG
WMA
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
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 mAh1750 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time5 h 36 min
5.6 h
336 min
0.2 days
7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time607 h
36420 min
25.3 days
450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
3G talk time7 h 18 min
7.3 h
438 min
0.3 days
8 h 30 min
8.5 h
510 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time618 h
37080 min
25.8 days
420 h
25200 min
17.5 days
FeaturesRemovableNon-removable
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