Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia M2 Aqua
- Microsoft Lumia 650

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia M2 AquaMicrosoft Lumia 650
Sony Xperia M2 AquaMicrosoft Lumia 650
Model aliasD2403
D2406
RM-1152

Design

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

Width72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
70.9 mm
7.09 cm
0.233 ft
2.791 in
Height140 mm
14 cm
0.459 ft
5.512 in
142 mm
14.2 cm
0.466 ft
5.591 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.023 ft
0.272 in
Weight149 g
0.33 lbs
5.26 oz
122 g
0.27 lbs
4.3 oz
Volume86.69 cm³
5.26 in³
69.47 cm³
4.22 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black
White
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Plastic
CertificationIP65
IP68
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SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-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 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz (D2403)
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (D2406)
UMTS 1900 MHz (D2406)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (D2406)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D2406)
LTE 800 MHz (D2403)
LTE 850 MHz (D2403)
LTE 900 MHz (D2403
LTE 1800 MHz (D2403)
LTE 2100 MHz (D2403)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 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+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Microsoft Windows 10

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 400 MSM8926-2Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909 v2
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
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CPU cores44
CPU frequency1200 MHz1260 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 304
GPU cores1-
GPU frequency-456 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB

Storage

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

Storage8 GB16 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyTFTAMOLED
Diagonal size4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.35 in
59.77 mm
5.98 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.18 in
106.26 mm
10.63 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution540 x 960 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density229 ppi
90 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area63.22 %68.68 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass 3
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

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 modelSony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-3.6 x 2.7 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size-1.103 µm
0.001103 mm
Crop factor-9.61
Aperture-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.91 mm
28.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

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/2.2
Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityHAC (M4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

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
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
BeiDou

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
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
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.

Version4.04.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GAP
HFP
HID
OPP
PAN
A2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

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
On-The-Go
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
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC

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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
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
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VC-1
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2300 mAh2000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time11 h 14 min
11.2 h
673.8 min
0.5 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
2G stand-by time595 h
35700 min
24.8 days
624 h
37440 min
26 days
3G talk time12 h 7 min
12.1 h
726.6 min
0.5 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time641 h
38460 min
26.7 days
624 h
37440 min
26 days
4G stand-by time543 h
32580 min
22.6 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 0.55 A
FeaturesNon-removableRemovable
-Battery model: BV-T3G

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)0.656 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.862 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.69 W/kg0.98 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.25 W/kg0.65 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresD2406 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.551 W/kg; body - 0.535 W/kg
D2406 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 0.870 W/kg
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