PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Xperia V vs Xperia C

Performance

Processing power and speed

Xperia V
6.1
Xperia C
6.3
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Xperia V
n.d.
Xperia C
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Xperia V
5.1
Xperia C
5.1
Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Xperia V
8.1
Xperia C
8.0
Reviews from phonearena.com and gsmarena.com

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Xperia V
6.1
Xperia C
6.2

Winner
Sony Xperia C 

PhoneRocket recommends the Sony Xperia C  based on its performance.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Xperia V vs C

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Xperia V
959
Xperia C
1,081

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Xperia V

Reasons to consider the
Sony Xperia V

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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
Sharper screen 341 ppi vs 220 ppi More than 55% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Lighter 120 g vs 153 g More than 20% lighter
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Significantly better theoretical download speed 42.2 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s Around 110x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 960 x 540 Around 80% higher resolution
Back view of Sony Xperia C

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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
Longer standby time 35,280 min vs 18,000 min More than 95% longer standby time
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.3" More than 15% bigger screen
Longer standby time (3G) 36,288 min vs 24,048 min More than 50% longer standby time (3G)
More battery capacity 2,390 mA·h vs 1,750 mA·h More than 35% more battery capacity
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10.7 mm More than 15% thinner

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Xperia V  vs
Size 4.3" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 960 x 540
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 341 ppi 220 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 0.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown

cellular

Generation 4G 3G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 420 min 600 min
Talk time (3G) 420 min 600 min
Standby time 18,000 min 35,280 min
Standby time (3G) 24,048 min 36,288 min
Capacity 1,750 mA·h 2,390 mA·h

form factor

Xperia V  vs
Weight 120 g 153 g
Thickness 10.7 mm 8.9 mm
Size 65 x 129 x 10.7 mm 74.2 x 141.5 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.3 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

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