Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Tipo vs Karbonn A21

Sony Xperia Tipo
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Karbonn A21
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Karbonn
Announced June 2012 2012
Status Available - August 2012 Available
Colors Classic Black, Classic White, Deep Red, Navy Blue Pearl White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 103 x 57 x 13 mm
(4.06 x 2.24 x 0.51 in)
Weight 99.4 g ( oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST21i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST21a
HSDPA 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 800 MHz, Qualcomm MSM7227A [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz [Similar]
GPU Adreno 200 [Similar] -
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 2.9 GB storage (2.5 GB user available) 4 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 256K colors 256K colors
Size 3.2 inches [Similar] 4.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (180 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (207 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 52.10% -
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 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash No LED flash
Features Geo-tagging Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, VGA Yes
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support

memory User Memory

Internal 2.9 GB storage (2.5 GB user available), 512 MB RAM 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 470 h (2G)
Up to 545 h (3G)
Up to 200 h
Talk Time Up to 5 h (2G)
Up to 4 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 5 h