Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Sola vs Amazon Kindle Fire

Sony Xperia Sola
sony xperia sola
Amazon Kindle Fire
amazon kindle fire
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Amazon
Announced March 2012 September 2011
Status Available - Released May 2012 Available - November 2011
Colors Black, White, Red Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 116 x 59 x 9.9 mm
(4.57 x 2.32 x 0.39 in)
190 x 120 x 11.4 mm
(7.48 x 4.72 x 0.45 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 413 g (14.57 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 N/A
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 N/A
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3 (customized)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5 GB user accessible) 8 GB storage
External Memory Yes, microSD No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 7.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) [Similar] 1024 x 600 pixels (170 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.03% 60.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes no

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] N/A [Similar]
Flash LED flash N/A
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization N/A
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light N/A
Front Camera No [Similar] N/A [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

Edge Yes No
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support No
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Amazon Silk)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM 8GB storage, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor not present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 4400 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)