Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Huawei Ascend Mate7

Sony Xperia L
sony xperia l
Huawei Ascend Mate7
huawei ascend mate7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Huawei
Announced March 2013 September 2014
Status Available - May 2013 Coming Soon - Q3 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Obsidian black, Moonlight silver, Amber gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
157 x 81 x 7.9 mm
(6.18 x 3.19 x 0.31 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, HiSilicon Kirin 925 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Mali-T628 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB Yes, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (368 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 77.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR for Picture and Movie, Image Stabilizer, Self-timer, Image Sensor, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Smile Shutter, White Balance, Metering, Image Editor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM (3GB on 32GB model)
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB Yes, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 4100 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 648 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
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