Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia U vs ZTE Anthem 4G

Sony Xperia U
sony xperia u
ZTE Anthem 4G
zte anthem 4g
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony ZTE
Announced February 2012 September 2012
Status Available - May 2012 Available - September 2012
Colors Black, White/ exchangeable bottom caps in white, black, pink, ye Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 112 x 54 x 12 mm
(4.41 x 2.13 x 0.47 in)
130.1 x 68.1 x 13.7 mm
(5.12 x 2.68 x 0.54 in)
Weight 110 g (3.88 oz) 189.9 g ( oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST25iHSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST25a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
Processor Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9, STE U8500 [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Mali-400MP [Similar] -
RAM 512 MB [Browse Similar] 512 MB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible) 4 GB (2.3 GB user available)
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 256K colors
Size 3.5 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (280 ppi) [Similar] 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 55.77% 59.38%
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, 2592 x 1944 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592х1944 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, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, video light Yes, 1080p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps No
Edge Up to 296 kbps No
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Yes
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 8 GB (4 GB user-accessible), 512 MB RAM 4 GB (2.3 GB user available), 512 MB 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1320 mAh 1780 mAh
Stand by Up to 260 h (2G)
Up to 472 h (3G)
Up to 244 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 36 min (2G)
Up to 5 h 36 min (3G)
Up to 4 h