Are you planning to purchase a SONY phone and confused between two phones that is Sony Xperia S as well as SONY Xperia ION? Then we are here to guide you with the same. To make things simple we will check out on what are the parameters you need to look forward when it comes to the comparison. We will be checking out various parameters which will make your task easier than ever.
Specifications and Features:
To be precise when features and specifications are compared, both of these handsets score but let’s check out the same in detail. Keeping apart LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 720 * 1280 pixels which is common in both of the handsets, Xperia S comes with a 4.3 inched screen whereas Xperia ION comes with a mighty 4.55 inched screen size. When talked about weight then both of these comes with the same weight of 144 gms.
As said when talked about the features, both of these handsets come with a promise from SONY that these will get an Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 firmware update and also both of the handsets come with the latest Gingerbread 2.3 firmware out of the box.
While Xperia S doesn’t come with the external memory card slot and comes with the 16 / 32 GB of internal storage options, Xperia ION comes with an internal memory card slot which can house up to 32 GB memory card. When talked about RAM, both of the phones comes with the 1GB RAM. Virtually unlimited number of contacts and sms can be stored in both these phones. Both the devices come with same Adreno 220 GPU with dual core 1.5 GHz processors.
Both devices come with advanced features like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR. But when it comes to the Modems then Xperia ION comes with the capabilities of HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL and Xperia S comes with mere HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps capabilities. Both of these devices come with the NFC (Near Field Communication) capability.
Xperia S comes with the “Micro SIM Card” support only while Xperia S can house normal SIM Card too.
Multimedia, Battery & Avaialbility:
Xperia S as well as Xperia ION supports many music formats as well as HTML 5 and Adobe Flash so as to address all your multimedia needs. Both the devices supports all major video as well as audio codecs.
When it comes to battery, Xperia S comes with 1750 mah Li – Ion battery which promises to last for stand by time of 450 h (2G) / Up to 420 h (3G) while can give a continuous talk time of Up to 7 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 8 h 30 min (3G). Xperia ION comes with 1900mah battery which promises to last for a stand by time of Up to 400 h (2G) / Up to 350 h (3G) while it can hold the charge for Up to 10 h (2G) / Up to 4 h (3G).
While Xperia S is already launched, Xperia ION will be made available very soon in some select countries of which we will soon come up with the details.
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