Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia M2 vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Xiaomi
Announced March 2013 February 2014 May 2014
Status Available - May 2013 Available - May 2014 Available - May 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White, Purple Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
139.6 x 71.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.34 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA HSDPA 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Scratch-Resistant Glass -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 (D2303, D2306)/ MSM8226 (D2305) Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB ROM 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.8 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 64.25% 64.61%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Face and Smile Detection, Auto Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR for Picture and Movie, Image Stabilizer, Self-timer, Image Sensor, Red-eye Reduction, Sweep Panorama, Touch Focus, Smile Shutter, White Balance, Metering, Image Editor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2300 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
Up to 588 h (2G)
Up to 633 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
Up to 13 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 36 min (3G)
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