Comparison between:
- Sony Ericsson Xperia active
- Sony Ericsson Xperia mini
- Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman

Brand and model

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

Sony Ericsson Xperia activeSony Ericsson Xperia miniSony Ericsson Live with Walkman
Sony Ericsson Xperia activeSony Ericsson Xperia miniSony Ericsson Live with Walkman
Model aliasST17i
ST17a
ST15iWT19a
WT19i

Design

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

Width55 mm
5.5 cm
0.18 ft
2.165 in
52 mm
5.2 cm
0.171 ft
2.047 in
56.5 mm
5.65 cm
0.185 ft
2.224 in
Height92 mm
9.2 cm
0.302 ft
3.622 in
88 mm
8.8 cm
0.289 ft
3.465 in
106 mm
10.6 cm
0.348 ft
4.173 in
Thickness16.5 mm
1.65 cm
0.054 ft
0.65 in
16 mm
1.6 cm
0.052 ft
0.63 in
14.2 mm
1.42 cm
0.047 ft
0.559 in
Weight110 g
0.24 lbs
3.91 oz
99 g
0.22 lbs
3.49 oz
115 g
0.25 lbs
4.06 oz
Volume83.49 cm³
5.07 in³
73.22 cm³
4.45 in³
85.04 cm³
5.16 in³
CertificationIP67--

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-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards111

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
UMTSUMTS 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
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 Gingerbread
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 2.3.x 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 (MSM8255)Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (MSM8255)Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 (MSM8255)
Process technology45 nm45 nm45 nm
CPU1x 1.0 GHz ARM Scorpion1x 1.0 GHz ARM Scorpion1x 1.0 GHz ARM Scorpion
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7-AARMv7-AARMv7-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)384 KB
0.375 MB
384 KB
0.375 MB
384 KB
0.375 MB
CPU cores111
CPU frequency1000 MHz1000 MHz1000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 205Qualcomm Adreno 205
GPU frequency266 MHz266 MHz266 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB512 MB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR2LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency333 MHz333 MHz333 MHz

Storage

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

Storage1 GB323.584 MB323.584 MB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
Included card2 GB
2048 MB
2 GB
2048 MB
2 GB
2048 MB

Display

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

Type/technologyLCDLCDTFT
Diagonal size3 in
76.2 mm
7.62 cm
3 in
76.2 mm
7.62 cm
3.2 in
81.28 mm
8.13 cm
Width1.66 in
42.27 mm
4.23 cm
1.66 in
42.27 mm
4.23 cm
1.78 in
45.09 mm
4.51 cm
Height2.5 in
63.4 mm
6.34 cm
2.5 in
63.4 mm
6.34 cm
2.66 in
67.63 mm
6.76 cm
Aspect ratio1.5:1
3:2
1.5:1
3:2
1.5:1
3:2
Resolution320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density192 ppi
75 ppcm
192 ppi
75 ppcm
180 ppi
70 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area53.13 %58.75 %51.08 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
LED-backlit
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
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
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.

Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Features--Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
--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 resolution--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
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
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
802.11b
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.

Version2.12.12.1
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DPA2DP
EDR

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer 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
Flash
HTML
Flash
xHTML
WAP 2.0
HTML
HTML5
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
WAV
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
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
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.

Capacity1200 mAh1200 mAh1200 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time4 h 53 min
4.9 h
292.8 min
0.2 days
4 h 30 min
4.5 h
270 min
0.2 days
14 h 15 min
14.3 h
855 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time351 h
21060 min
14.6 days
340 h
20400 min
14.2 days
350 h
21000 min
14.6 days
3G talk time5 h 31 min
5.5 h
331.2 min
0.2 days
4 h 30 min
4.5 h
270 min
0.2 days
6 h 42 min
6.7 h
402 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time335 h
20100 min
14 days
320 h
19200 min
13.3 days
400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
FeaturesRemovableRemovableRemovable

Additional features

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

Additional featuresFlashlight--
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