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Samsung GALAXY Grand Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S

Samsung GALAXY Grand vs Sony Xperia Arc S

Samsung GALAXY Grand

Reasons to consider the GALAXY Grand

3.5G, Android-4.1.2
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Network Faster max data speeds HSPA+ (21 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Internal storage More internal storage 8 GB vs 1 GB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 4.2" Around 50% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10.2 hours vs 7.5 hours Around 40% more talk time per battery charge
Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S

Reasons to consider the Xperia Arc S

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 186 PPI Around 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Size Smaller 63x125x8 mm vs 76x143x9 mm Around 40% smaller
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 162 g Around 30% lighter
Processor Faster processor Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 20% faster)
Thickness Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 10 mm Around 10% thinner

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
8 MP
Thickness Thin
Grand:10 mm
Arc S:9 mm
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
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Grand:480x800
Arc S:854x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Grand:Unknown, 1200 MHz
Arc S:Qualcomm Snapdragon, 1400 MHz
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
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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