Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia V vs LG G2 Mini LTE vs Xiaomi Mi 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony LG Xiaomi
Announced August 2012 February 2014 July 2014
Status Released - December 2012 Coming Soon - March 2014 Available - Q3 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Titan Black, Lunar White, Red, Gold Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129 x 65 x 10.7 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.42 in)
129.6 x 66 x 9.8 mm
(5.1 x 2.6 x 0.39 in)
139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
Weight 120 g (4.23 oz) 121 g (4.27 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 2600 LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 225 Adreno 305 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 8 GB 16/64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (234 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.63% 71.41% 72.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2440 mAh 3080 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 7 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
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