Phone Comparison - LG Spectrum vs Sony Xperia S

LG Spectrum
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Sony Xperia S
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general General Info

Manufacturer LG Sony
Announced January 2012 January 2012
Status Available - January 2012 Available - Q1 2012
Colors Black Silver, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.4 x 68.8 x 10.4 mm
(5.33 x 2.71 x 0.41 in)
128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
Weight 141.5 g ( oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT26i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - LT26a
4G Network LTE 700 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 4 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included No

display Display

Type HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.06% 62.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Up to 86 kbps
Edge No Up to 237 kbps
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1830 mAh 1750 mAh
Stand by Up to 348 h Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min Up to 7 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 30 min (3G)