Sony Xperia SP vs. iPhone 5 Specs and Price Comparison in Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | March 24, 2014 7:52 PM EST
For readers who are considering buying the Sony Xperia SP or the iPhone 5, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The Sony Xperia SP comes with a 4.6-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The iPhone 5 comes with a 4-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution.
Hardware and Operating System
The Sony Xperia SP is equipped with a 1.7 GHz dual-core Krait processor and Qualcomm MSM8960T Snapdragon chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 32 GB using a Micro SD card.
The iPhone 5 is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual-core swift processor and Apple A6 chipset. It comes in 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants with no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The Sony Xperia SP runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system whereas the iPhone 5 runs on the iOS 6 operating system, which can be expanded by up to iOS 7 version. Both the devices have 1 GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia SP sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is a VGA camera. The iPhone 5 sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The Sony Xperia SP comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2370 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 19 hours on 3G or music play of about 39 hours. The iPhone 5 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 8 hours on 3G or music play of about 40 hours.
Price in Australia
The Sony Xperia SP C5302 is priced at around AU $289.95 and the 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $319.95. The iPhone 5 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $839.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $879.95 in Australia.
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