Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia U vs Nokia Lumia 928

Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
Nokia Lumia 928
nokia lumia 928
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Nokia
Announced February 2012 April 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - May 2013
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] Adreno 225 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible) 32 GB storage
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar] 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.77% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support 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 (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Supported -

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 Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 1320 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)