Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Sony Xperia ion
sony xperia ion
Xiaomi Redmi 1S
xiaomi redmi 1s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Xiaomi
Announced January 2012 May 2014
Status Available - Q2 2012 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
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