Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime vs Xiaomi Redmi 3

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced March 2013 August 2015 January 2016
Status Available - May 2013 Available - August 2015 Available - January 2016
Price - Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 6,999 ($102.93) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White Dark Grey, Silver, Classic Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
134 x 67.2 x 9.4 mm
(5.28 x 2.65 x 0.37 in)
139.3 x 69.6 x 8.5mm
(5.48 x 2.74 x 0.33in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 133 g (4.69 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 700 / 1700 / 2600 /2300/2100/1800
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 306 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage) 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 67.83% 70.95%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED 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, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, BSI Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR Phase Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE Yes, v4.1 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 16 GB (13.78 GB for Apps and Phone Storage), 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2200 mAh 4100 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
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