Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia P vs Sony Xperia L vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Apple
Announced February 2012 March 2013 September 2013
Status Released - May 2012 Available - May 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Silver, Black, Red Black, White, Red Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm
(4.8 x 2.34 x 0.41 in)
128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 137 g (4.83 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - LT22i HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, STE U8500 Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor
GPU DB8500 Adreno 305 PowerVR G6430
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB (13 GB user-available) 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.3 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.92% 60.81% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization 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, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 100 kbps Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (13 GB user-available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG 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 not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1305 mAh 1750 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 10 h