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Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15a vs LG K8+ X210ULMA

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Ericsson Xperia mini vs LG K8+ Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare LG K8+ Plus X02Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15a
Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15a
3"
LED

320x480

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

vs
LG K8+ X210ULMA
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is LG K8+ X210ULMA

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


02 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15a
Xperia mini ST15avsK8+ X210ULMA
 41%41%
+Lighter
99 grams (3.47 ounces)vs140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

20 Advantages LG K8+ X210ULMA
K8+ X210ULMAvsXperia mini ST15a
 163%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs512MB LPDDR
 28 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (9GB user available)vs1GB (320MB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 98%98%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs16 millimeters (0.63 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD LED-Backlit
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs320x480 pixels
 53%53%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
294 PPIvs192 PPI
 67%67%
+Larger screen
5"vs3"
 59%59%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsNot supported
Advantage
+With a secondary camera is easier to take selfies
(front) 5MPvsNot supported
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 7.1.2 Nougat is newer and safer
Android 7.1.2 NougatvsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G HSUPA
 20 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
 108%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2500 mAhvs1200 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs2.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsHTML, XHTML

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable) / Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
Scratch-resistant glass / Cristal Dinorex (NEG)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
ModelXperia mini ST15aK8+ X210ULMA
Also known asSony Xperia mini ST15, Sony Ericsson SmultronACG LG K8 Plus LMX210ULMA, LM-X210ULMA, LG K8 2018
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilCanadaUSAUSA
BrandSony EricssonLG
Release dateAugust, 2011May, 2018
Depth16 millimeters (0.63 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)52 x 88 millimeters (2.05 x 3.46 in)71.882 x 144.78 millimeters (2.83 x 5.7 in)
Weight99 grams (3.47 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.3 GingerbreadAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSfeature not registered
HardwareSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM825564bit - MediaTek MT6750 (28nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Single-Core ScorpionOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 205ARM Mali-T860 MP2 520Mhz
RAM memory512MB LPDDR2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage1GB (320MB user available)16GB (9GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Display typeTFT LCD LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size3" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~58.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320x480 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)192 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassCristal Dinorex (NEG)
Mobile networks and dataSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Main camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Front cameraNot supported5 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/5" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, Pink, Blue, White
- 2GB microSD included
- Sony Ericsson UX platform
- Sony Ericsson Timescape
- Sony Ericsson PlayNow
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Colors: Urban Titan
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic body
- HAC M4/T3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1200 mAh2500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)EP500BL-45F1F
Talk time270 minutes | 4.5 hours | 0.2 day900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standby19200 minutes | 320 hours | 13.3 days23700 minutes | 395 hours | 16.5 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Ericsson Xperia mini ST15aLG K8+ X210ULMA
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.09 W/Kg (head) | 1.17 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.78 W/Kg (head)feature not registered