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Sony Xperia U ST25i vs Vodafone Smart Prime 6

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia U vs Vodafone Smart Prime 6 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Sony Xperia U ST25i
3.5"
LED

480x854

5
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1320
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Sony Xperia U X20Vodafone Smart Prime 6
Vodafone Smart Prime 6
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Vodafone Smart Prime 6

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!


05 Advantages Sony Xperia U ST25i
Xperia U ST25ivsSmart Prime 6
 41%41%
+Lighter
110 grams (3.85 ounces)vs155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

20 Advantages Vodafone Smart Prime 6
Smart Prime 6vsXperia U ST25i
 70%70%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.2Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
1GB LPDDR2vs512MB LPDDR2
 25%25%
+More internal storage for applications and files
8GB (5GB user available)vs8GB (4GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 33%33%
+Thinner
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs12 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsTFT LCD LED-Backlit
 125%100%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs480x854 pixels
 5%5%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
294 PPIvs280 PPI
 43%43%
+Larger screen
5"vs3.5"
 59%59%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 8MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo only main cameravsNot supported
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2MPvs(front) 0.3MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is newer and safer
Android 5.0.2 LollipopvsAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Advantage
+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
4G LTEvs3G HSUPA
 9 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbps
 89%89%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2500 mAhvs1320 mAh
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs2.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
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
VGA (640x480 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
ModelXperia U ST25iSmart Prime 6
Also known asSony Xperia U ST25, Sony ST25i, Sony KumquatAlcatel Smart Prime 6 LTE, Vodafone Smart 6 Prime VF-895N
Country or region availableVarious (International)feature not registered
BrandSonyVodafone
Release dateAugust, 2012May, 2015
Depth12 millimeters (0.47 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)54 x 112 millimeters (2.13 x 4.41 in)71.9 x 141.7 millimeters (2.83 x 5.58 in)
Weight110 grams (3.85 ounces)155 grams (5.43 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 Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.7 GingerbreadAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Architecture - Chipset32bit - ST-Ericsson NovaThor U850064bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 (28nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400Qualcomm Adreno 306 450Mhz
RAM memory512MB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (4GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Display typeTFT LCD LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS
Screen size3.5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~67.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution480x854 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)280 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 800/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,20)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Main camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Front camera0.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480 pixels)VGA (640x480 pixels)
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
MultimediaSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTMLHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerSupportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Exchangeable bottom caps: White, Black, Pink, Yellow
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Sony Reality Display
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- xLoud
- 3D surround sound
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Gray
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity1320 mAh2500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)BA600feature not registered
Talk time336 minutes | 5.6 hours | 0.2 day480 minutes | 8 hours | 0.3 day
Standby28320 minutes | 472 hours | 19.7 days28800 minutes | 480 hours | 20 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Xperia U ST25iVodafone Smart Prime 6
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.09 W/Kg (head) | 0.93 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK1.62 W/Kg (head)0.868 W/Kg (body)