Phone Comparison - LG Viper 4G LTE vs Sony Xperia ion LTE

LG Viper 4G LTE
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Sony Xperia ion LTE
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Sony
Announced January 2012 January 2012
Status Available - April 2012 Available - June 2012
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 117 x 62 x 11.7 mm
(4.61 x 2.44 x 0.46 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 142 g (5.01 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB (1.7 GB user available) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.91% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Up to 86 kbps
Edge No Up to 237 kbps
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB (1.7 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1700 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by - Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)