Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia P vs LG Optimus L9

Sony Xperia P
sony xperia p
LG Optimus L9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony LG
Announced February 2012 August 2012
Status Released - May 2012 Available - November 2012
Colors Silver, Black, Red White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 122 x 59.5 x 10.5 mm
(4.8 x 2.34 x 0.41 in)
131.9 x 68.2 x 9.1 mm
(5.19 x 2.69 x 0.36 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 125 g (4.41 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - LT22i HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, STE U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU DB8500 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB (13 GB user-available) 4 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.92% 67.90%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 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, Geo-tagging
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 100 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Class 12
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, with A2DP
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, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB (13 GB user-available), 1 GB RAM 4 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1305 mAh 2150 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)