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Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2) vs Google Pixel XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Tipo vs Google Pixel XL phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Google Pixel XL XSony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)05Points
Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)




32bit Single



31PointsGoogle Pixel XL (128GB)Compare Sony Xperia Tipo X
Google Pixel XL (128GB)





64bit Quad


(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel XL (128GB)

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 Tipo (Dual ST21a2)5 Advantages Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)vsPixel XL (128GB)31 Advantages Google Pixel XL (128GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+99 grams (3.47 ounces)70%
vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
800MHz 32bit Single-Corevs+2.15GHz 64bit Quad-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDRvs+4GB LPDDR47 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GB (2.49GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)45 times
More internal storage for applications and files
13 millimeters (0.51 inches)vs+8.58 millimeters (0.34 inches)52%
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
260 thousandvs+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
320x480 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels23 times
Higher resolution screen
180 PPIvs+534 PPI197%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Larger screen
(back) 3.1MPvs+(back) 12.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
Not supportedvs+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
VGA (640x480)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)26 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 650 Mbps89 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1500 mAhvs+3450 mAh130%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
2.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

13 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
3.5mm jack
Ambient Light sensor
+6 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
ModelXperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Pixel XL (128GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia tipo Dual-Sim, Sony ST21a2, Sony Tapioca DSVerizon HTC Pixel XL, G-2PW2100, G-2PW2200, HTC Marlin
Country or region available(Latin America)
(Latin America)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date9/1/201210/20/2016
Depth13 millimeters (0.51 inches)8.58 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)57 x 103 millimeters (2.24 x 4.06 in)75.7 x 154.7 millimeters (2.98 x 6.09 in)
Weight99 grams (3.47 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
System versionAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 10
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996AB Pro (14nm)
CPUSingle-Core, 1 processor:
800MHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A5
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15GHz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6GHz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 530 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Internal storage4GB (2.49GB available)128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Screen size3.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~51.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x480 pixels1440x2560 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 2-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)180 PPI534 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Shift - Selectable
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload7.2/5.76 Mbps650/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 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 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
Global: UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
USA: UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat11
Global version: 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,21,26,28,32), TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
USA version: 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,20,25,26,28,29,30), TD-LTE 2500 (Bands 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPANot supported

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)3.1 megapixels12.3 megapixels
Main camera resolution2048x1536 pixels4048x3036 pixels
Video recording (primary)VGA (640x480) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedDual-LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.55µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh3450 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 1.0
Talk time autonomy6.3 hours32 hours (1.3 days)
Standby360 hours (15 days)552 hours (23 days)

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver
- Sony xLOUD
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue
- Google Assistant
- Daydream View VR compatible
- Live Case

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Tipo (Dual ST21a2)Google Pixel XL (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.28W/kg (head), 0.74W/kg (body)0.89W/kg (head), 0.56W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.62W/kg (head)0.25W/kg (head), 0.44W/kg (body)

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