Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SX SO-05D vs Sony Xperia UL vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Apple
Announced May 2012 May 2013 September 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Coming Soon - May 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White, Pink, Orange Black, White, Pink Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115 x 54 x 9.4 mm
(4.53 x 2.13 x 0.37 in)
135 x 71 x 10.5 mm
(5.31 x 2.8 x 0.41 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 95 g (3.35 oz) 145 g (5.11 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 2100 LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 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, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen, HD Reality Display, Mobile Bravia Engine 2 LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches 5.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (298 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.65% 71.77% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio TBD - No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 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 Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Smile Shutter, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor 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, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Up to 70.4 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 236.8 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; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL 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, v3.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 2300 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 240 h (2G)
Up to 280 h (3G)
Up to 480 h (3G)
Up to 440 h (LTE)
Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Up to 15 h 10 min Up to 10 h