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Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB

Comparing side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia M vs Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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17 Sony Xperia M vs 02 Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB

Sony Xperia M
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
4"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1750
mAh

Removable

Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Specifications Compare Models Pictures
4"
SLCD

480x800

5
MP

0.3mp

478MB
RAM

32bit Single

1650
mAh

Removable

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia M

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17 Advantages Sony Xperia M

Xperia M vs Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
 20%20%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core vs 1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
 114%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB vs 478MB LPDDR
 14%14%
+Lighter
115 grams (4.03 ounces) vs 131 grams (4.59 ounces)
 14%14%
+Thinner
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches) vs 10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)
 7%7%
+Higher resolution screen
480 x 854 pixels vs 480 x 800 pixels
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
245 PPI vs 233 PPI
Advantage+The LED Flash helps in dark places or in low light LED Flash vs Not supported
Advantage+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas HDR photo only main camera vs Not supported
 167%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
HD (1280 x 720 pixels) vs VGA (720 x 480 pixels)
Advantage+Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer Android 4.3 Jelly Bean vs Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1750 mAh vs 1650 mAh
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster 3G+ HSPA+ vs 3G HSUPA
 192%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps vs (3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality Active noise cancellation vs Not supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster 4.0 version with A2DP vs 3.0 version with A2DP
Advantage+The NFC lets simple and safe communication between near electronic devices NFC vs Not supported
Advantage+Better sites viewing on the internet HTML, XHTML, HTML5 vs HTML, XHTML

02 Advantages Samsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB

Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB vs Xperia M
 6X (times)100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (13GB user available) vs 4GB (2GB user available)
Advantage+This device has a TFT SuperClear LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid TFT SuperClear LCD vs TFT LCD

24 Common items in both devices

+More external storage for files using memory cards Until 32GB
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos 16 million
+Larger screen 4"
+Higher resolution main camera 5 megapixels
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures Only digital zoom
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus Autofocus
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies 0.3 megapixels
+Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive Capacitive
+Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time Multitouch
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores 3.5mm jack
+Sensors help you use the device Accelerometer
+Sensors help you use the device Proximity
+Sensors help you use the device Compass
+Sensors help you use the device Ambient Light
+Removable battery can be replaced easily Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - Removable / Lithium ion - Removable
+Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions Speakerphone
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video Video calling
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features Vibrating alert
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general FM with RDS
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device A-GPS, GeoTagging
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n is newer and faster 802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device DLNA
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass
+ 16 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical features Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Brand SonySamsung
Model Xperia MGalaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Also known as Sony Xperia M1 C1904, Xperia M C1905, Sony Nicki SSSamsung Galaxy SL i9003, Samsung GT-i9003 Galaxy SL
Country or region where it's sold feature not registeredVarious (International)
Release date July, 2013March, 2011
Design / Type BarBar
Depth 9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)10.59 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Size (width x height) 62 x 124 millimeters (2.44 x 4.88 in)64.2 x 123.7 millimeters (2.53 x 4.87 in)
Weight 115 grams (4.03 ounces)131 grams (4.59 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboard Not supportedNot supported
Antenna Internal antennaInternal antenna
Water protection Not supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS) Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Operating system Android 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 2.2.1 Froyo
Firmware update Android 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 2.3.6 Gingerbread
Hardware Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Architecture - Chipset 32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM822732bit - Texas Instruments OMAP 3630 (45nm)
CPU processor 1Ghz Dual-Core Krait1Ghz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controller Qualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR SGX530
RAM memory 1GB478MB LPDDR
Internal storage 4GB (2GB user available)16GB (13GB user available)
External storage Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
Display Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Display type TFT LCDTFT SuperClear LCD
Screen size 4" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio ~57.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~57.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Touchscreen Capacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution 480 x 854 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch) 245 PPI233 PPI
Colors 16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glass Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and data Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Dual SIM Not supportedNot supported
SIM card 1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
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 C1905: 900/2100 - C1904: 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
4G network Not supportedNot supported
Data network GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+CSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
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 21 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Maximum speed upload 5.76 Mbps5.76 Mbps
Messaging and calling Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Messaging SMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Speakerphone SupportedSupported
Video calling SupportedSupported
Call control Voice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back camera Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Main camera 5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution 2592 x 1944 pixels2560 x 1920 pixels
Video recording (primary) HD (1280 x 720 pixels) 30 fpsVGA (720 x 480 pixels) 30 fps
Flash LED FlashNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Autofocus AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focus SupportedSupported
Image stabilization feature not registeredNot supported
Zoom Only digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detection Face detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensor Not supportedNot supported
HDR HDR photo only main cameraNot supported
Front camera / Secondary camera Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Front camera 0.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution 640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Video recording (secondary) VGA (640 x 480 pixels)Not supported
Front flash Not supportedNot supported
Focal aperture feature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal length feature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size feature not registeredfeature not registered
Multimedia Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Radio FM with RDSFM with RDS
TV Not supportedNot supported
Video formats MP4, H.264, H.263MP4, DivX, WMV, H.264, H.263
Audio formats MP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfaces Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
USB USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV output Not supportedNot supported
Audio output 3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth 4.0 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNA SupportedSupported
NFC SupportedNot supported
GPS A-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared port feature not registeredNot supported
Other functions Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Active noise cancellation SupportedNot supported
Vibrating alert SupportedSupported
Ringtones Polyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browser HTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Flash player Not supportedSupported
Java SupportedSupported
Sensors Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features - Colors: Black, White, Purple, Yellow
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Red-eye reduction
- Panorama photo
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- ANT+ support
- Colors: Black on silver
- Samsung TouchWiz 3.0 UI
- WiFi hotspot
- HD 720p video recording with update Android
Power supply and autonomy Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
Battery technology Lithium ion Polymer (LiPo) - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity 1750 mAh1650 mAh
Battery model feature not registeredEB575152LU
Talk time 540 minutes | 9 hours | 0.4 day450 minutes | 7.5 hours | 0.3 day
Standby 27240 minutes | 454 hours | 18.9 days33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation) Sony Xperia MSamsung Galaxy SL GT-i9003 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia feature not registered0.336 W/Kg (head) | 0.499 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK feature not registered0.31 W/Kg (head) | 0.828 W/Kg (body)

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