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Nokia N95 8GB vs Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

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

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08 Nokia N95 8GB vs 20 Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

Nokia N95 8GB





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Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i




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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 8GBvsXperia Tipo ST21i
 2 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GBvs4GB (2.49GB user available)
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
+Higher resolution main camera
5 megapixelsvs3.1 megapixels
Advantage+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightLED flashvsNot supported
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusAutofocusvsNot supported
Advantage+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies0.3 megapixelsvsNot supported
Advantage+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and videoVideo callingvsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable3.5mm (same audio output)vsNot supported

20 Advantages Sony Xperia Tipo ST21i

Xperia Tipo ST21ivsN95 8GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
800Mhz 32bit Single-Corevs332Mhz 32bit Single-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 32GB vsNot supported
99 grams (3.47 ounces)vs128 grams (4.48 ounces)
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs21 millimeters (0.83 inches)
+Higher resolution screen
320 x 480 pixelsvs240 x 320 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
180 PPIvs143 PPI
+Larger screen
Advantage+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take picturesOnly digital zoomvsNot supported
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1500 mAhvs1200 mAh
Advantage+The 3G HSUPA network is newer and faster3G HSUPAvs3G HSDPA
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs(3G HSDPA) 3.6 Mbps
Advantage+The touch screen facilitates the use of the deviceCapacitive MultitouchvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceProximityvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceCompassvsNot supported
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceAmbient LightvsNot supported
Advantage+WiFi 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster802.11 b/g/nvs802.11 b/g
Advantage+Bluetooth 2.1 version with A2DP is newer and faster2.1 version with A2DPvs2.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internetHTML, XHTML, HTML5vsWAP, HTML
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
ModelN95 8GBXperia Tipo ST21i
Also known asNokia N95 8GB US, Nokia RM-320Sony Xperia tipo Single-Sim, Sony ST21i, Sony Tapioca SS
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredVarious (International)
Release dateOctober, 2007September, 2012
Design / TypeSlidingBar
Depth21 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)
Weight128 grams (4.48 ounces)99 grams (3.47 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Operating systemSymbian 9.2 S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Architecture - Chipset32bit - TI OMAP 242032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
CPU processor332Mhz Single-Core ARM1136800Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR MBXQualcomm Adreno 200
Internal storage8GB4GB (2.49GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD
Screen size2.8" inches3.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~46.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~51.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenNot supportedCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Display resolution240 x 320 pixels320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)143 PPI180 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkUMTS 2100 - USA: 850/1900UMTS 900/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload3.6 Mbps7.2/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary camera / Back cameraNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Main camera5 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592 x 1944 pixels2048 x 1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640 x 480 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (640 x 480 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomNot supportedOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
Front camera / Secondary cameraNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Front camera0.3 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)QCIF (176 x 144 pixels)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, WMV, 3GP, RVMP4, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WMA, WAV, RA, AAC, M4AMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
USBUSB 2.0 Mini-B (Mini-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.0 version with A2DP2.1 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g802.11 b/g/n
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSAssisted GPS (A-GPS)A-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black
- Carl Zeiss optics
- Nokia Maps
- Colors: Black, White, Red, Navy Blue
- Sony xLOUD
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomyNokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1200 mAh1500 mAh
Battery modelBL-6FBA700
Talk time210 minutes | 3.5 hours | 0.1 day270 minutes | 4.5 hours | 0.2 day
Standby14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days32700 minutes | 545 hours | 22.7 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Nokia N95 8GBSony Xperia Tipo ST21i
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.41 W/Kg (head) | 0.73 W/Kg (body)1.37 W/Kg (head) | 0.74 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.6 W/Kg (head)1.62 W/Kg (head) | 1.3 W/Kg (body)

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