Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Sola vs LG Nexus 4 E960

Sony Xperia Sola
sony xperia sola
LG Nexus 4 E960
lg nexus 4 e960
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony LG
Announced March 2012 October 2012
Status Available - Released May 2012 Available - November 2012
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)
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
Weight 107 g (3.77 oz) 139.5 g ( oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 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, v4.2
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz, NovaThor U8500 [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400 [Similar] Adreno 320, 400 MHz [Similar]
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (5 GB user accessible) 8/16 GB storage
External Memory Yes, microSD No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.7 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (265 ppi) [Similar] 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.03% 68.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5GB user accessible), 512 MB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD No

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po
Capacity 1320 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 475 h (3G)
Up to 390 hours (3G)
Talk Time Up to 6 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 12 hours (3G)