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Sony Xperia V (LT25i) vs Sony Xperia S (LT26i)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia V vs Sony Xperia S phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia S XSony Xperia V (LT25i)11Points
Sony Xperia V (LT25i)
4.3"
TFT

720x1280

13
MP

0.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1750
mAh

(Removable)

vs
05PointsSony Xperia S (LT26i)Compare Sony Xperia V X
Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
4.3"
LED

720x1280

12
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1750
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia V (LT25i)

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 V (LT25i)11 Advantages Sony Xperia V (LT25i)vsXperia S (LT26i)5 Advantages Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+120 grams (4.2 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs144 grams (5.04 ounces)
+(back) 13MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+Android 4.3 Jelly BeanAdvantage
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+4.0 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.1 version A2DP
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML
+Waterproof (IPxx certified)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
8GB (5GB user free)vs+32GB (28GB user free)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)vs+10.6 millimeters (0.42 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT LCD LED-BacklitAdvantage
TFT LCD LED-Backlit display is brighter and more vivid
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 1.3MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device

34 Common items in both devices
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
1GB LPDDR2
16 million
720x1280 pixels
342 PPI
4.3"
LED flash
+27 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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Physical featuresSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
ModelXperia V (LT25i)Xperia S (LT26i)
Other model namesSony Xperia V LT25, Sony LT25i, Sony TsubasaSony Xperia S LT26, Sony Ericsson Arc HD, Sony Nozomi
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonySony
Release dateNovember, 2012February, 2012
Depth10.7 millimeters (0.42 inches)10.6 millimeters (0.42 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)64 x 128 millimeters (2.52 x 5.04 in)
Weight120 grams (4.2 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Operating systemAndroid 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSAndroid 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
HardwareSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM896032bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260 (45nm)
CPU processor1.5Ghz Dual-Core Krait1.5Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 220
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (5GB user free)32GB (28GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT LCD LED-Backlit
Screen size4.3" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)342 PPI342 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3 800/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,20)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
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, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
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 V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
ConnectivitySony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHLMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP2.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML
Java / Flash playerSupportedSupported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
- Reality Display
- 16x digital zoom
- 3D sweep panorama
- Video stabiliser
- PlayNow
- Wi-Fi dual-band
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Colors: White, Black, Silver
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- 3D surround sound
- 3D sweep panorama
- SE Timescape
- WiFi hotspot
- Use your phone as a remote control for Sony TV
Power supplySony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
BA800
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1750 mAh1750 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy420 minutes | 7 hours | 0.3 day510 minutes | 8.5 hours | 0.4 day
Standby16200 minutes | 270 hours | 11.3 days25200 minutes | 420 hours | 17.5 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia V (LT25i)Sony Xperia S (LT26i)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.86W/kg (head) | 0.73W/kg (body)1.31W/kg (head) | 0.6W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.95W/kg (head)1.3W/kg (head)
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