Comparison between:
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
- Sony Ericsson Xperia pro

Brand and model

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

Sony Ericsson Xperia PlaySony Ericsson Xperia pro
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
Prices
Sony Ericsson Xperia pro
Model aliasR800
R800a
R800at
R800i
MK16
Mk16a
Mk16i

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
57 mm
5.7 cm
0.187 ft
2.244 in
Height119 mm
11.9 cm
0.39 ft
4.685 in
120 mm
12 cm
0.394 ft
4.724 in
Thickness16 mm
1.6 cm
0.052 ft
0.63 in
13.5 mm
1.35 cm
0.044 ft
0.531 in
Weight175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
142 g
0.31 lbs
5.01 oz
Volume118.05 cm³
7.17 in³
92.34 cm³
5.61 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Blue
Orange
-

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 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
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 2.3.4 GingerbreadAndroid 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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 S2 MSM8255Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Process technology45 nm45 nm
CPUScorpionScorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)384 KB
0.375 MB
384 KB
0.375 MB
CPU cores11
CPU frequency1000 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 205
RAM capacity512 MB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-500 MHz

Storage

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

Storage400.384 MB1 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
Included card8 GB
8192 MB
8 GB
8192 MB

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDLCD
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
3.7 in
93.98 mm
9.4 cm
Width1.96 in
49.78 mm
4.98 cm
1.81 in
46.05 mm
4.6 cm
Height3.49 in
88.57 mm
8.86 cm
3.23 in
81.93 mm
8.19 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.779:1
Resolution480 x 854 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
265 ppi
104 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area59.95 %55.33 %
Other featuresMulti-touchCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
LED-backlitLED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

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
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Autofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus

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 resolution640 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
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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.

Version2.12.1
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
Host
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

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
xHTML
WAP 2.0
HTML
Flash

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
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
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/codecsH.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
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.

Capacity1500 mAh1500 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time8 h 25 min
8.4 h
505.2 min
0.4 days
6 h 55 min
6.9 h
415.2 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time425 h
25500 min
17.7 days
430 h
25800 min
17.9 days
3G talk time6 h 25 min
6.4 h
385.2 min
0.3 days
7 h
420 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time413 h
24780 min
17.2 days
400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovable

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 (EU)0.36 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresTouch-sensitive gaming controls
PSP like gaming buttons
QWERTY slide-out keyboard
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