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Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 Samsung Galaxy 5

Sony Xperia X8 vs Samsung Galaxy 5

Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Reasons to consider the Xperia X8

3.5G, Google Android 2.1 (Eclair)
Screen PPI Higher PPI screen 191 PPI vs 142 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 3.2 MP vs 2 MP Take photos with 60% more detail for larger prints
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 480x320 vs 320x240 2x higher resolution screen
Samsung Galaxy 5

Reasons to consider the Galaxy 5

3.5G, Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Bluetooth Newer bluetooth support 3.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Wifi Faster wifi 802.11g (54 mbps) vs 802.11b (11 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 5x faster)
Thickness Thinner 12 mm vs 15 mm Around 20% thinner
Standby time Slightly more standby time 21.7 days vs 18.6 days Around 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time Slightly more talk time 8.7 hours vs 4.8 hours More than 80% more talk time per battery charge
Size Slightly smaller 56x108x12 mm vs 54x99x15 mm Around 10% smaller

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
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
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Multi-touch Neither supports multi-touch
Only one finger at a time on the touchscreen
Wifi Slower wifi than average
Xperia X8:802.11b (11 mbps)
Galaxy 5:802.11g (54 mbps)
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
Xperia X8:Unknown, 600 MHz
Galaxy 5:Arm Arm11, 600 MHz

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Xperia X8:480x320
Galaxy 5:320x240
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
Xperia X8:3.2 MP
Galaxy 5:2 MP
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Xperia X8:191 PPI
Galaxy 5:142 PPI
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Xperia X8:128 MB
Galaxy 5:100 MB
Screen size Very small screens
Xperia X8:3.0"
Galaxy 5:2.8"

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