Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion LTE vs Nokia Lumia 928

Sony Xperia ion LTE
sony xperia ion lte
Nokia Lumia 928
nokia lumia 928
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Nokia
Announced January 2012 April 2013
Status Available - June 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No
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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 1900 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)