Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SX SO-05D vs Samsung Ativ S

Sony Xperia SX SO-05D
sony xperia sx so-05d
Samsung Ativ S
samsung ativ s
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced May 2012 August 2012
Status Available - September 2012 Released - December 2012
Colors Black, White, Pink, Orange Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 54 x 9.4 mm
(4.53 x 2.13 x 0.37 in)
137.2 x 70.5 x 8.7 mm
(5.4 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
Weight 95 g (3.35 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core Krait 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 225 [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 1GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.8 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (298 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.65% 65.65%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, Geo-tagging, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, 25 Mbps UL, 75 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1500 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 240 h (2G)
Up to 280 h (3G)
Up to 168 h (2G)
Up to 218 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 8 h (2G)
Up to 14 h 50 min (3G)
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