Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia U vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
Xiaomi Redmi 1S
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Xiaomi
Announced February 2012 May 2014
Status Available - May 2012 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a HSDPA 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar] Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible) 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.77% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
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