Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion vs LG L70

Sony Xperia ion
sony xperia ion
LG L70
lg l70
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony LG
Announced January 2012 February 2014
Status Available - Q2 2012 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
127.2 x 66.8 x 9.5 mm
(5.01 x 2.63 x 0.37 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8210/MSM8610 Snapdragon 200 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] Adreno 302 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 400 x 800 pixels (199 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 61.35%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar] 8 MP/ 5 MP (market dependant), [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 Li-Po battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)