Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia L vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Xiaomi Xiaomi
Announced March 2013 May 2014 August 2014
Status Available - May 2013 Available - May 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White, Red Black, Chinese Red, Metallic Gray/ blue, green, yellow panels Black/White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm
(5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 in)
137 x 69 x 9.9 mm
(5.39 x 2.72 x 0.39 in)
154 x 78.7 x 9.5 mm
(6.06 x 3.1 x 0.37 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 158 g (5.57 oz) 199 g (7.02 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 1900 / 2100 TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000
4G Network - - TD-LTE 1900 / 2300 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 2 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (228 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.81% 64.61% 68.82%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio 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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, 1.4 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available), 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Po Battery Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2000 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 498 h (2G)
Up to 454 h (3G)
- Up to 775 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 9 h (3G)
- Up to 38 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)