Features Key features of the Xperia M2  vs iPhone 4s 

screen size

Xperia M2
iPhone 4s

screen resolution

Xperia M2
960 x 540
iPhone 4s
960 x 640


Xperia M2
1 GB
iPhone 4s
0.5 GB


Xperia M2
Quad core
iPhone 4s
Dual core

camera resolution

Xperia M2
8 MP
iPhone 4s
8 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly longer standby time 41,616 min vs 11,952 min Around 3.5x longer standby time
Noticeably bigger screen 4.8" vs 3.5" More than 35% bigger screen
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 0.8 GHz Around 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Thinner 8.6 mm vs 9.3 mm Around 10% thinner
Better theoretical download speed 21.1 Mb/s vs 14.4 Mb/s More than 45% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
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Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 8 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Sharper screen 329 ppi vs 229 ppi Around 45% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly lighter 140 g vs 148 g More than 5% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia M2  vs iPhone 4s 

Messaging: We’ve gone through the new things found with iMessage with our review of iOS 5, but in terms of the overall messaging experience with the iPhone 4S, it’s tastefully excellent in more ways than one thanks to its awesome on-screen keyboard.
iPhone 4s

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia M2  vs
iPhone 4s 
Size 4.8" 3.5"
Resolution 960 x 540 960 x 640
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 229 ppi 329 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 0.8 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 3.5G
HSDPA (14.4 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (14.4 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 852 min 840 min
Talk time (3G) 816 min 480 min
Standby time 41,616 min 11,952 min

form factor

Xperia M2  vs
iPhone 4s 
Weight 148 g 140 g
Thickness 8.6 mm 9.3 mm
Size 71.1 x 139.6 x 8.6 mm 58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 5.1 iOS 9
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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