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 Slightly 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 56×108×12 mm vs 54×99×15 mm Around 10% smaller


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
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Multi-touch Neither supports multi-touch
Only one finger at a time on the touchscreen
Wifi Slower wifi than average
Xperia X8802.11b (11 mbps)
Galaxy 5802.11g (54 mbps)
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard
Processor Less powerful processors than average, less snapiness and responsiveness
Xperia X8Unknown, 600 MHz
Galaxy 5Arm Arm11, 600 MHz

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Weight Light weight
Xperia X8104 g
Galaxy 5102 g
Screen resolution Low resolution screens
Xperia X8480x320
Galaxy 5320x240
Camera resolution Capture low resolution images
Xperia X83.2 MP
Galaxy 52 MP
Screen PPI Lower quality display of text, images and video
Xperia X8191 PPI
Galaxy 5142 PPI
Internal storage Less internal storage than average for storing music, photos and movies
Xperia X8128 MB
Galaxy 5100 MB
Screen size Very small screens
Xperia X83.0""
Galaxy 52.8""
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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