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Sony Xperia L1 (G3311) vs LG V20 (VS995)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia L1 vs LG V20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2620
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
LG V20 (VS995)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? LG V20 (VS995)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia L1 (G3311)2 Advantages Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)vsV20 (VS995)23 Advantages LG V20 (VS995)
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.45Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (9GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)14%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+515 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+5.7"4%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(dual camera) 16MP + 8MP87%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2620 mAhvs+3200 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF: laser detection autofocus
(front) 5MP
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
ModelXperia L1 (G3311)V20 (VS995)
Other model namesSony Xperia L1 Single-Sim, Sony G3311Verizon LG V20, LG VS995, LGVS995
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
USA
BrandSonyLG
Release dateMarch, 2017October, 2016
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)78.1 x 159.7 millimeters (3.07 x 6.29 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
CPU processor1.45Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (9GB available)64GB (50GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)LTE Cat12 700/800/850/1700/1800/1900/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,13,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.412mm1/3.2
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF: laser detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.263, H.264, H.265, DviX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Clear Audio+
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Titan, Silver
- LG UX 5.0
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- MIL-STD-810G certified
- Secondary display: 2.1" 160x1040 pixels
Power supplySony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2620 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 day1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standby31860 minutes | 531 hours | 22.1 days6240 minutes | 104 hours | 4.3 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia L1 (G3311)LG V20 (VS995)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.03W/kg (head) | 0.88W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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