Phone Comparison - Lava Iris 501 vs Sony Xperia UL

Lava Iris 501
lava iris 501
Sony Xperia UL
sony xperia ul
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general General Info

Manufacturer Lava Sony
Announced January 2013 May 2013
Status Available - January 2013 Coming Soon - May 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148.5 x 79 x 10.5 mm
(5.85 x 3.11 x 0.41 in)
135 x 71 x 10.5 mm
(5.31 x 2.8 x 0.41 in)
Weight - 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, MediaTek MT6577 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX531 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT LCD TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, HD Reality Display, Mobile Bravia Engine 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (187 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.39% 71.77%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 Up to 70.4 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 620 h Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 440 h (LTE)
Talk Time Up to 7 h Up to 15 h 10 min