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Nokia N95 8GB vs Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Nokia N95 8GB vs Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i phones. Which is the best phone?


08 Nokia N95 8GB vs 18 Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

Nokia N95 8GB
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What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

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08 Advantages Nokia N95 8GB

N95 8GB vs Xperia Tipo ST21i
 2X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB vs 4GB (2.49GB user available)
 61X (times)100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 million vs 260 thousand
+Higher resolution main camera
5.0 MegaPixels (5.04) vs 3.1 MegaPixels (3.15)
Advantage+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash vs Not supported
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31) vs Not supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Supported vs Not supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable 3.5mm plug (same audio output) vs Not supported

18 Advantages Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

Xperia Tipo ST21i vs N95 8GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
800Mhz 32bits Single-Core vs 332Mhz 32bits Single-Core
 3X (times)100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 32GB vs Not supported
99 grams (3.47 ounces) vs 128 grams (4.48 ounces)
13 millimeters (0.51 inches) vs 21 millimeters (0.83 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
320 x 480 pixels vs 240 x 320 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
180 PPI vs 143 PPI
+Larger screen
3.2" vs 2.8"
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom vs Not supported
 38X (times)100%
+More apps available to download and use
1950000 apps (Google Play Store) vs 50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)
+More talk time with your family and friends
4.5 hours vs 3.5 hours
+More standby time, fewer times to charge the battery
545 hours vs 240 hours
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster 3G HSUPA vs 3G HSDPA
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps vs (3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the device Capacitive Multitouch vs Not supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 b/g/n vs 802.11 b/g
Advantage+Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP is newer and faster 2.1 version with A2DP vs 2.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass vs Not supported


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Model and Physical Features Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Brand NokiaSony
Model N95 8GBXperia Tipo ST21i
Also known as Nokia N95 8GB US, Nokia RM-320Sony Xperia tipo Single-Sim, Sony ST21i, Sony Tapioca SS
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredVarious (International)
Release Date October, 2007September, 2012
Design / Type SlidingBar
Depth 21 millimeters (0.83 inches)13 millimeters (0.51 inches)
Size (width x height) 53 x 99 millimeters (2.09 x 3.9 in)57 x 103 millimeters (2.24 x 4.06 in)
Weight 128 grams (4.48 ounces)99 grams (3.47 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating System (OS) Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Operating System Symbian 9.2 S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware update feature not registeredAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Chipset and Hardware Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
CPU / Processor TI OMAP 2420 / ARM1136Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A / ARM Cortex-A5
Processor Clock / Cores 332Mhz 32bits Single-Core800Mhz 32bits Single-Core
GPU Graphical Controller PowerVR MBXQualcomm Adreno 200
Internal Storage 8GB4GB (2.49GB user available)
External Storage Not supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Mobile Networks and Data Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM Card Slots 1 sim1 sim
SIM Card Type Standard Mini SIM (2FF)Standard Mini SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz Band Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network UMTS 2100 - USA: 850/1900UMTS 900/2100
4G Network Not supportedNot supported
2G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
3G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
4G Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Data Network SIM2 Not supportedNot supported
Maximum Speed Download 3.6 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Maximum Speed Upload feature not registered5.76 Mbps
Messaging and Calling Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
SMS SMS Auto Filling T9SMS Auto Filling T9
MMS SupportedSupported
E-mail SupportedSupported
Push Mail Not supportedSupported
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video Calling SupportedNot supported
Call Control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Display and Graphical System Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Screen size (inches) 2.8"3.2"
Touchscreen Not supportedCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Display Resolution 240 x 320 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 143 PPI180 PPI
Colors 16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glass Not supportedScratch-resistant glass
Digital Camera / Camcorder Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Main Camera 5.0 MegaPixels (5.04) 3.1 MegaPixels (3.15)
Main Camera resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Flash LED FlashNot supported
Zoom Not supportedOnly digital zoom
Autofocus SupportedNot supported
Touch focus Not supportedSupported
Smile detection Not supportedNot supported
Face detection Not supportedNot supported
Sensor Size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Aperture F feature not registeredfeature not registered
BSI Sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR Not supportedNot supported
Front-Camera 0.3 MegaPixels (0.31)Not supported
Front-Camera resolution 640 x 480 pixelsNot supported
Multimedia Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Video Recording VGA (640 x 480 pixels) 30 fps VGA (640 x 480 pixels) 30 fps
Video Rec Secondary Camera QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)Not supported
Radio FMFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, WMV, 3GP, RVMP4, H.264, WMV
Audios formats MP3, WMA, WAV, RA, AAC, M4AMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and Interfaces Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
USB USB 2.0 Mini-B (Mini-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output 3.5mm plug (same audio output)Not supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 2.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g802.11 b/g/n
DLNA Not supportedNot supported
NFC Not supportedNot supported
GPS Assisted GPS (A-GPS)A-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared port SupportedNot supported
Other Functions Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Active noise cancellation Not supportedNot supported
Vibrating Alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Flash Player SupportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors AccelerometerAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black
- Carl Zeiss optics
- Nokia Maps
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Navy Blue
- Sony xLOUD
- WiFi hotspot
Power Supply and Autonomy Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Battery Technology Lithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh1500 mAh
Battery Model BL-6FBA700
Talk Time 210 minutes | 3.5 hours | 0.1 day270 minutes | 4.5 hours | 0.2 day
Standby 14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days32700 minutes | 545 hours | 22.7 days
Specific Absorption Rate (Radiation) Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia 0.41 W/Kg (head) | 0.73 W/Kg (body)1.37 W/Kg (head) | 0.74 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK 0.6 W/Kg (head)1.62 W/Kg (head) | 1.3 W/Kg (body)

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