Am planning to buy xperia sp tomorrow...give me one reason not to buy it apart from the non-removable battery and the 4.3 Jelly bean??
XperiaSp™, 16 Apr 2014 SP uses S4 pro chip and not S4 plus, but yes i agree.. on paper you'll see that SP has better... morejust to add.. i'm pertaining to htc one mini, not htc one (M7).. HTC one is a flagship phone so it has better chipset ticking it.
AnonD-77630, 16 Apr 2014Thats impossible, sp has better chipset, S4 plus is more powerful than snapdragon 400, in matt... more SP uses S4 pro chip and not S4 plus, but yes i agree.. on paper you'll see that SP has better benchmark score than HTC one or one mini [ which the other person mentioned ] but in real life performance due to the bug that SP has on 4.3 lagness and slowness the performance is slow than what it should be. so in real life performance the HTC one/ mini feels faster than SP even if SP has a more powerful chip because of the 4.3 bug.
Thats impossible, sp has better chipset, S4 plus is more powerful than snapdragon 400, in matter of both GPU and CPU performance, maybe there was a problem with the sp that you had ;) and htc one is way out of xperia sp's league :D
Anonymous, 16 Apr 2014Hi Guys Dont go as per the negative comments this phone is good in performance and bulid quali... morehave you updated your device to 4.3..... any heating up,.... battery drain ..... camera ....wifi reception problem.... or any other problem you have faced during usage of 4 months....????
Hi Guys Dont go as per the negative comments this phone is good in performance and bulid quality.. it woks perfect for me.. i play lot of games on this phone including ASP 8, FIFA 14.. all this games runs like a butter no lag at all.. i have been using this phone for more than 4 months...
I Love XPS..
Anonymous, 16 Apr 2014Hi, I read earlier not to update d SP to 4.3 what about 4.2 or its better to leave it @4.1? Wh... moredude there is no 4.2 update for xperia sp, it comes with 4.1 and directly jump to 4.3
ANDROID, 14 Apr 2014Thanks.... for your opinion .... Dude What you say about its FRAME BENT ISSUE.. last year I ha... moreGet the HTC one or one mini, don't get the xperia sp it's a waste of money. The sp is slow, lags a lot, has a rubbish front camera, the screen brightness is rubbish. My sister has the htc one mini and although it's a bit smaller its thinner and a lot faster and the camera is good and doesn't lag.
AnonD-225965, 16 Apr 2014no, the frame is made up of aluminum. it is sturdy and has a good texture to take a grip. n... moreHi, I read earlier not to update d SP to 4.3 what about 4.2 or its better to leave it @4.1? What's the advantage of 4.2 over 4.1?
Steve, 13 Apr 2014Gys which phone is better sony xperia sp or nokia lumia 820. Plz help me out in this problem c... moreIf you are really tight on budget, I would suggest you to buy Lenovo. I don't know where you're from but in Malaysia, Lenovo phones are all the rage nowadays coz of its dirt cheap prices and ultra-fast performance.
You can look at the following models:
1) Lenovo S650
- RM409, 4.7" qHD, Quad Core 1.3Ghz, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM (can install apps directly to SDcard), 8MPx + VGA camera, 2000MAH battery, slim & lightweight design
2) Lenovo S930
- RM609, 6" HD, Quad Core 1.3Ghz, 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM (can install apps directly to SDcard), 8MPx + 1.6MPx camera, Dolby Stereo Speakers, 3000MAH battery, slim & lightweight design
3) Lenovo A850+
- RM469, 5.5" qHD, Octa-Core 1.4GHz, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM, 5MPx + 3MPx Camera, 2500MAH battery
FYI, I have owned Xperia SP, Xperia C, Lenovo S930 and Lenovo S650. Out of this, Xperia SP used to be my most favorite but the 4.3 Update ruined it for me. Now, Lenovo S930 is best due to its scree size, gaming and superb speakers.
If you're still skeptical about Lenovo phones, then better buy Xperia C which is cheaper than Xperia SP, looks prettier, lighter, and have option to install apps directly to SD card.
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2014Hi, I read complaints that Sp has bending frame because of heating issues. Will a pouch preven... morejust use softcase to avoid that and take off the case when charging make the phone going hot
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2014Hi, I read complaints that Sp has bending frame because of heating issues. Will a pouch preven... moreno, the frame is made up of aluminum. it is sturdy and has a good texture to take a grip.
no need for pouch, as there are cases that are good. try looking for bumper cases, i like them. they protect the sides of the xperia sp to avoid the aluminum to get scratched. i got the white one, and i tell you white gets dirty but the material used on the white back panel doesnt attract dirt much, and the silver framing made up of aluminum too does not take that much dirt.
xperia sp is good quality, not like samsung, which uses mostly plastic. i can't believe it, they use plastic for most of their products, especially their previous flagships.
Anonymous, 15 Apr 2014Hi, I read complaints that Sp has bending frame because of heating issues. Will a pouch preven... morethey say the phone was bent because of heating issue so a pouch won't stop that, but i don't think the phone would be bent without extreme heat and a little force applied. the phone does not heat to that point where it will be possible for it to be bent, but for safe keeping to avoid force bending the phone it is a good idea to use pouch or hard cases that will support the phone.
XperiaSp™, 15 Apr 2014well if you really want a sturdy and durable phone that will last long i will really suggest y... morethanks for your help....:) the things that really bother me are... heat up..... sluggishness..... battery backup..... errors(like force stop)....camera quality.....games lagging.....non-removeable battery (as one person said that what should we do if battery starts heat up abnormally and we can not put it out).... and lastly "reliability".....:)
XperiaSp™, 15 Apr 2014well for me SP is better than xperia L if you do not update to 4.3 and if you stay in stock a... moreHi, I read complaints that Sp has bending frame because of heating issues. Will a pouch prevent that? I meant, putting the phone in a pouch, will it avoid it, or its best not to use a pouch?
ANDROID, 15 Apr 2014then please tell me what should i do .... bcz i want to retain something for 3-4 years due....????well if you really want a sturdy and durable phone that will last long i will really suggest you to shell out a few more buck and go for ZR. but since the price difference in your country is too much then i would suggest you to take the Xperia SP and do not update it to 4.3 even if it has wifi range issue it wouldn't matter if you have your own wifi router,you just need to make sure you do not go too far away from the router so you won't lose connection also you wouldn't want to sacrifice the snapiness and responsiveness of your phone for some added features but if you really wanted to update it to 4.3 (.201 version) then you may do so but you will take the risk of having a laggy phone, other solution may be is to root your phone to avoid this. -- if you want to avoid all the troubles and worries then just go for xperia L that is one of the best midranger i could recommend from sony.