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Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121) vs Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA1 vs Sony Xperia L1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia L1 XSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)12Points
Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSony Xperia L1 (G3311)Compare Sony Xperia XA1 X
Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2620
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121)

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 XA1 (G3121)12 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121)vsXperia L1 (G3311)3 Advantages Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core74%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.45Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (24GB available)167%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9%
Thinner
vs8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
+294 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+(back) 23MP79%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
5"vs+5.5"10%
Larger screen
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
2300 mAhvs+2620 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

31 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
720x1280 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
ModelXperia XA1 (G3121)Xperia L1 (G3311)
Other model namesSony Xperia XA1 Single-Sim G3121, Sony Hinoki SSSony Xperia L1 Single-Sim, Sony G3311
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
feature not registered
BrandSonySony
Release dateApril, 2017March, 2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737T (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2 450Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)16GB (9GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-219 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Pink
- Clear Audio+
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh2620 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 day
Standby36180 minutes | 603 hours | 25.1 days31860 minutes | 531 hours | 22.1 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia XA1 (G3121)Sony Xperia L1 (G3311)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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