Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Sony Xperia UL vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Sony Apple
Announced September 2012 May 2013 September 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - May 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
135 x 71 x 10.5 mm
(5.31 x 2.8 x 0.41 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, HD Reality Display, Mobile Bravia Engine 2 LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 5.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 71.77% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No - No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 70.4 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2300 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 440 h (LTE)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 15 h 10 min Up to 10 h