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HTC Explorer Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro

HTC Explorer vs Sony Xperia mini pro

HTC Explorer

Reasons to consider the Explorer

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Thickness Thinner 13 mm vs 18 mm Around 30% thinner
Standby time More standby time 19.1 days vs 13.8 days Around 40% more standby time, less frequent charging
Weight Lighter 108 g vs 136 g More than 20% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 57x102x12 mm vs 53x92x18 mm More than 10% smaller
Screen size Slightly larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0" More than 10% larger screen
Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro

Reasons to consider the Xperia mini pro

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
Keyboard Has a full keyboard QWERTY keyboard vs None A physical keyboard is great for emailing and typing in general
Processor Significantly faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz vs 600 MHz, 600 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 2.5x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 5 MP vs 3 MP Take photos with around 70% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p vs 480p @ 23fps Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 191 PPI vs 179 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
480x320
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Explorer:179 PPI
Xperia mini pro:191 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Explorer:90 MB
Xperia mini pro:400 MB

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