Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY vs Karbonn A9+

Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
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Karbonn A9+
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Karbonn
Announced February 2011 2012
Status Available - March 2011 Available
Colors Black, White, Stealth Blue (for Play 4G), Orange Pearl White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 119 x 62 x 16 mm
(4.69 x 2.44 x 0.63 in )
120 x 60.5 x 11.3 mm
(4.72 x 2.38 x 0.44 in)
Weight 175 g (6.17 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 800
HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 205 [Similar] Adreno 203 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 400 MB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (233 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.72% 62.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No FM radio
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p Yes
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 400 MB, 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8GB included microSD, up to 32 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1420 mAh
Stand by Up to 425 h (2G)
Up to 413 h (3G)
Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 8 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 4 h