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Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S Samsung Advance

Sony Xperia Arc S vs Samsung Advance

Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S

Reasons to consider the Xperia Arc S

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Camera resolution Much higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 2 MP Take photos with 4x more detail for larger prints
Touchscreen type More touch sensitive screen Capacitive vs Resistive Capacitive screens are much more sensitive to the touch of your fingers
Multi-touch Suports multi-touch Yes vs No Use intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Bluetooth Significantly newer bluetooth support 2.1 vs 1.0 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 155 PPI More than 50% crisper display of text, images and video
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 854x480 vs 400x240 Around 4.5x higher resolution screen
Thickness Thinner 9 mm vs 13 mm More than 30% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 4.2" vs 3.0" Around 90% larger screen
Standby time More standby time 19.2 days vs 14.6 days More than 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
Network Slightly faster max data speeds HSDPA (7.2 mbps) vs HSDPA (3.6 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (2x faster)
Talk time Slightly more talk time 7.5 hours vs 5 hours 50% more talk time per battery charge
Samsung Advance

Reasons to consider the Advance

3.5G
Weight Lighter 94 g vs 117 g Around 20% lighter

Competitors

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Thickness Thin
Arc S:9 mm
Advance:13 mm

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

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